If you're bored during the freeze
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Sat May 1 16:33:09 PDT 2004
On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 06:47:03AM -0600, Robin Schoonover wrote:
> 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/?
I think www/<subdir> works well, but one could argue for one more layer.
In general, it can't be in share/ because some PHP apps modify their
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