Ok, thanks for clearing this up.

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 2:24 PM, Aaron Schaefer <aaron@elasticdog.com> wrote:
I'd guess it's because that is what is recommended by the FHS:


I kind of like having it separate, and think it makes sense, even
though that's not what I've always been used to. It's definitely a
more consistent and centralized location to store things that are
served by the system.

Aaron "ElasticDog" Schaefer

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Jon Kristian Nilsen
<jokr.nilsen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I know this change has been running for some time now, but out of curiousity
> i'd like to know why it's been descided to put phpmyadmin/apache stuff in a
> new root folder called /srv/ instead of /home/*
> Isn't this a very personal setup compared to having this in the already
> existing /home/ folder? And not to forget that the change created a great
> deal of extra work for users who has been using /home/..
> /srv/ must have some hidden important stability boosts?? And please don't
> get me wrong, i don't really care,
> since i have most of these folders mounted the way i want them, im still
> going to rebuild these packages and more using abs.
> Im just curious...
> -JK