[RFC] /var versus /srv

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at amorsen.dk
Thu Sep 27 12:11:52 UTC 2007

>>>>> "JK" == Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> writes:

JK> Because the FHS is broken on this issue. They claim that it's for
JK> site admins to use and distributions can't layout any files that
JK> may disrupt or overwrite what a site admin may already have in
JK> place.

Why don't we ignore the part of FHS that is broken, instead of
ignoring the part of FHS that arguably isn't? That is, put stuff in
/srv complete with layout, and stop polluting /var?


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