Installation directory best practices

Babak Farrokhi babak at
Sat Jul 15 23:02:46 UTC 2006

> I tend to use WWWDIR (which excludes PREFIX); but as you say, there is
> no consistency amongst ports.
[Babak Farrokhi] 
It is perhaps a good idea to add WWWDIR variable to and add a
hint to porters-handbook so that all web apps are preferred to install in
WWWDIR. It would also be nice if portlint(1) complains if a port installs
directly into www/data or www/data-dist.

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