[Fedora-packaging] Re: /srv

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Wed Jun 27 19:39:51 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 27 June 2007 15:23:27 Axel Thimm wrote:
> /srv is already in various FHS-compliant use on thousands of
> sites. You can't touch it really. And if you were to create a
> /vendor-default-and-examples/srv then you can use /var/lib/foo as
> well.
> In fact many "data carrying" applications like name servers, MTAs
> etc. use /var in the FHS, although technically they would have to move
> that content to /srv, by /srv's definition.

I think the key thing here is that the FHS seems contradictory with regard 
to /srv and we really would like some clarification so that we can create 
appropriate packaging guidelines.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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