[systemd-devel] systemd - move /selinux to /sys/fs/selinux - maybe remove /srv ?
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Apr 29 08:30:13 PDT 2011
On Fri, 2011-04-29 at 17:26 +0200, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> 2011/4/29 seth vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>:
> > On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 23:32 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 12:37:26AM +0200, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> >> > By the way, maybe it would be good to think about the meaning of /srv
> >> > existance? For seven years FHS requires that this directory exists
> >> > http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#PURPOSE16A
> >> > but "The methodology used to name subdirectories of /srv is
> >> > unspecified as there is currently no consensus on how this should be
> >> > done" - so even the authors of the standard did not have anything to
> >> > say about how this directory should be used. Is there a rational
> >> > reason for the existence of this directory besides FHS conformance?
> >> Yes. It's where to put non-transient service data that does not belong to a
> >> user, and does not belong to a package.
> > +1 - I think /srv is a good dir to have in place to encourage good
> > practices for storing that kind of data.
> I think it is very unlikely that the services will start to use /srv/
> instead of /var/something because of the backward compatibility. I
> create my own dir for data and it seemed to me that most people are
> doing the same. Thats why I wondered if there is any use for this dir.
services should not be using /srv by default - I said it is a good habit
for admins to get into so places where they store data are commonly
available in normal locations
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