[CentOS-devel] rpmRepo Web Apps Filesystem Directory

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Mon Feb 25 14:28:26 UTC 2008


Jean-Marc LIGER wrote:
> Dear Sirs,
> 
> Another disappointing question for me is the desigend Web Apps directory.
> 
> The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard recommends /srv/www but only one of 
> the big, SuSE, uses it.
> Debian uses /var/www.
> Mandriva uses both /var/www and /usr/share.
> Red Hat used /var/www and now /usr/share.
> CentOS uses /usr/share and RPMForge uses /var/www.
> 
> So my question is, what will be the future Web Apps directory for rpmRepo ?
> 
> Be sure, I don't want to annoy anyone, I really want the best for CentOS 
> that we use every day in our production environment.
> 
> And this Filesystem Web Directory question is poisonning me for a while, 
> when I want to mix up packages, but also to make the good choice for my 
> own ones.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Jean-Marc Liger - Sorbonne University Networks

Well ... we use what is in RHEL.  Our whole goal is everything the same, 
which means the same place.

When I create packages, I try to follow what RHEL does as an example. 
So we use also use /var/www/ or /usr/share as well in our extras or 
centosplus.



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