[Mailman-Developers] Mailman 3 production setup testbed
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Dec 5 09:38:33 EST 2015
Terri Oda writes:
> What would be a good default directory to have in the docs if I want to
> update them to suggest you start somewhere other than your home directory?
> is probably the most appropriate one according to the LSB.
+1 It's the only system hierarchy that the FHS lets us decide on the
To fully conform with the FHS, use /opt/mailman requires us to
register "mailman" with LANANA (http://www.lanana.org/). N.B. Neither
the FSF nor GNU is currently registered, so no, we don't belong in
something like /opt/gnu/mailman. (The rationale for that lack is
pretty clear -- RMS would blow a cranial artery at the suggestion that
GNU is an optional component of a Linux system. :-)
Personally, I'd like to get out of the main hierarchies; splitting
things across /etc, /usr and /var is annoying. So /opt/mailman looks
really good to me.
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