Newbie: Correct directory for file server

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at
Mon Nov 10 18:32:51 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 01:53:20PM +1300, Tom Munro Glass wrote:
> On an intranet file server, the users' private files are obviously stored in 
> /usr/home/username but where is the correct place to store files that are 
> common to many users? Would this be something like /usr/home/public or 
> /usr/local/public or even /var/public?
> Thanks,

There is no default. You can choice your own directory. Placing this in
the /usr slice or on a second disk seems reasable. /var wouldn't be


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