If you're bored during the freeze

Robin Schoonover end at endif.cjb.net
Sat May 1 05:47:05 PDT 2004


On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 03:04:54 -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 02:04:26AM -0700, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 06:12:49PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > I'm probably going to add /usr/local/www to BSD.local.dist so it
> > > becomes a "system" directory.
> > 
> > This sounds like a good idea to me.  One related issue is ports that
> > intall under /usr/local/www/data/<subdir>.  I've seen quite a few PHP
> > ports that do that and it's a bad idea since that directory may or may
> > not be a link to data.dist.  I've moved my PHP ports to use
> > /usr/local/www/<subdir> and to have a pkg-message that shows an apache
> > <Alias> directive to add that to the web hierachy as /<subdir>/.
> 
> Yes, nothing should install under data/ since that's where a live
> website usually lives, and it's Very Bad for ports to install
> themselves so they immediately show up there 

Hmm, where should ports install themselves?  Is share/ a good place and
just have the 'user' symlink it or copy it over to data/?

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