[Fedora-packaging] Re: one more draft

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Sun Mar 23 18:02:22 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 06:26:35PM +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Friday 21 March 2008, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > I've added another draft to the todo list:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/NoBitsInSrv
> >
> > I doubt we'll get to it on Tuesday, but we'll get to it eventually.
> If this passes, it needs a statement what to do with packages that already 
> use /srv in a way that conflicts with the draft.  /srv/foo is typically data, 
> potentially lots and lots of it, so auto-migrations are practically out of 
> the question and manual ones are possibly nontrivial amounts of admin work.  
> Therefore I'd suggest letting them stay as is.

Which packages are these? Maybe they can check whether they are being
upgraded (from a package evr polluting /srv) or freshly installed. In the
latter case they should behave as every other package, e.g. not assume
anything about /srv.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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