[CentOS-devel] Re: rpmRepo Web Apps Filesystem Directory

Tue Feb 26 13:37:04 UTC 2008
Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net>

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 10:34:25AM +0100, Jean-Marc LIGER wrote:
> Axel Thimm a écrit :
>> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 02:13:13PM +0100, Jean-Marc LIGER wrote:
>>> The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard recommends /srv/www but only one of the 
>>> big, SuSE, uses it.
>> Actually it doesn't. For big sites hosting various services it
>> recommends a /srv/<domain>/<service> layout as well. It also makes
>> rights management easier (give admins of domainX full access to
>> /srv/domainX, admins of domainY full access to /srv/domainY and so
>> on).
>> In fact it is deliberately left to the site admin how to deal with it,
>> which is why no vendor or distribution should touch anything inside
>> /srv other than offering the /srv folder itself.
> SuSE uses /srv/www for its packaging Web Apps :
> http://en.opensuse.org/Build_Service/Build_Service_Installation_Tutorial/CentOS
> But I agree hosting domainX Web Apps should be in /srv/domainX.

I don't disagree with suse doing that, but with the FHS recommending
/srv/www. My wording was a bit unclear, sorry.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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