RFC: Apache HTTPD 2.0

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Tue Feb 22 15:59:00 GMT 2005


On Tue, 22 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> > > > > > > Max Bowsher writes:
> >
> >    > I'd like some opinions...
> >
> > Do we really need another top level directory /srv ?
>
> First, thanks for looking at the package!
>
> To answer your question, Cygwin generally follows the FHS, and FHS 2.3
> says /srv is the proper place for such things. SuSE has picked up on
> this change, too.

FHS also defines /sbin for local administrative utility programs, but we
use /usr/sbin (since Cygwin makes no distinction between local and remote
mounts, and doesn't need something to be present at boot, like Linux
does).  How about changing /srv to /usr/srv?
	Igor
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