RFC: Apache HTTPD 2.0

Max Bowsher maxb@ukf.net
Tue Feb 22 18:59:00 GMT 2005

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> 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?

Because that would be just bizarre.

The FHS defines both /sbin and /usr/sbin, but only defines /srv,  not 

Also the FHS defines /usr to be read-only during normal operation.


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