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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 13:16:36 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 8:09 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> +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.

So, just curious - what is the default DocumentRoot then? I figure a
lot of people won't switch from the default on initial install, so
it's still kind of important.

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