[arch-dev-public] cleaned-up apache package

Dale Blount dale at archlinux.org
Fri Jun 20 09:38:42 EDT 2008

> > +1 on the change from /home, but I don't think /usr/share is the right
> > place.  /usr should be able to be mounted read-only except when software
> > is changed.  That's something you can't do if you keep websites
> > there.  /var/www or /srv/www are much better choices.
> You got me wrong. :-) /usr/share is used only for the datadir. According to 
> configure this is for "read-only architecture-independent data". And those 
> things should stay in /usr/share. There is no pre-configured documentroot 
> where you have to put your webpages. That's up to the user who has to adjust 
> httpd.conf to his needs. Nobody should put his web content 
> under /usr/share. :-) But there will be an install message about this.

/usr/share will host the error directory.  I for one have several hosts
with custom error files, although I suppose a rw remount to change those
isn't the end of the world.


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