[systemd-devel] systemd - move /selinux to /sys/fs/selinux - maybe remove /srv ?

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu Apr 28 20:32:24 PDT 2011

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.

Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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