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Re: Preferred directory structure for shared multimedia files



On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 05:19:19PM +0100, Nick Pierpoint wrote:
> Predictably enough, instead of starting with a sensible practical issue,
> the issue that's really getting to me is under what directory structure
> to keep the repository?
[snip]
> Basically trying to follow FHS (http://www.pathname.com/fhs):
> Currently its all under /opt/media so you'll understand my predicament.
> /usr/share/multimedia: seems to fit best with the FHS

If it's part of the OS (managed by RPM), then yeah. Otherwise, you're
probably best off with /usr/local/share/whatever. That's pretty much the
point of local.

Another FHS 2.3 option would be /srv/multimedia, since your purpose is to
share this data out over some network protocol.



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