[Fedora-packaging] Re: Packaging into /srv? (was: FHS Compliance?)

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat Oct 21 10:58:19 UTC 2006

On Sat, Oct 21, 2006 at 04:14:51AM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> That's correct. Furthermore the FHS supports different hierarchies
> below /srv depending on the site's needs. For example a server hosting
> project1.org and project2.org would use
> /srv/project1.org/www and
> /srv/project2.org/www
> So /srv should be kept free of any package bits. I'm copying the
> packaging list, perhaps it's worth noting in the guide.

As noted in the bug, I think that default, package-managed files should be
packaged into /usr/share/somewhere, but /srv/www (or /srv/www/something/)
should be the default (empty, except maybe a README) document directory.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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