[arch-projects] [PATCH 4/4] fhs: disallow installing in /srv

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Sun Feb 26 10:20:11 EST 2012

On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Seblu <seblu at seblu.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
>> /srv is admin territory, similar to /home. No package should
>> put stuff there.
> Are you sure of this?
> Currently many "http" packages use /srv/http to put static files. e.g
> backuppc, flyspray, roundcube...
> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#SRVDATAFORSERVICESPROVIDEDBYSYSTEM

The consensus seems to be that we don't let packages put stuff in
/srv, so I thought it would make sense to let namcap reflect this.
Though one should keep in mind that namcap can be ignored if you must
and you know what you are doing.

This was discussed before, see [0] for an example.



[0] http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2009-October/007800.html

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