[Mailman-Developers] Re: [Mailman-Users] OpenBSD Trusted Path Execution (TPE) compatibility?
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Jul 10 20:43:33 CEST 2001
On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 10:55:41AM -0700, J C Lawrence wrote:
> > I install Mailman in /appl/mailman [where it belongs], right next
> > to all my other subsystem-level applications. ;-)
> Next thing you know you'll be advocating /opt and other Sun-brain
No; that's why I use /appl; I *hate* /opt.
> ObRant: Isolated directory hierarchies for applications are
> DOS/Windows-like and make managing filesystem allocation a pain.
> I prefer an FHS based install:
> templates go in /etc/mailman
> logs go in /var/log/mailman
> executables go in /usr/sbin (newlist, find_member, etc)
> CGIs go under /usr/lib/cgi-bin
That would be great, if Mailman were a) compiled and b) homogenous.
It's neither, so there has to be *some* place to put all the pieces.
> Makes things easily manageable and in-line with the rest of the
> system. Happily the Debian Mailman package does this by default.
> Damned nice job there actually. <waves>
/var/lib/mailman? I'm not sure that's actually the proper place to put
such stuff; what are the assumptions for /var?
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