[PATCH] mention stable path names for examples in the HACKING file
C. Michael Pilato
cmpilato at red-bean.com
Sat May 21 22:27:55 CDT 2005
Max Bowsher wrote:
> Olaf Hering wrote:
>> I will send patches once we agree on the final location.
>> Most installations on UNIX systems will probably be on Linux systems:
>> Make all path names used in examples consistent when writing new code.
>> --prefix= is /usr for most subversion installations.
> Agree, but I'd like get confirmation from the primary authors.
/usr is fine for me.
>> It is mentioned in the Linux FHS at http://www.pathname.com/fhs/
>> This location leads typically to vi/emacs like discussions.
> /srv holds the repository data.
> Very true, in fact we've already had part of this bikeshed discussion
> - although I don't believe we reached a consensus, other than "not /srv".
For lack of consensus, I chose one. In the English TODO file, there's a
note about consistifying on /var/svn (based on some notion I gather
while Googling around that the "canonical" location for CVS stuff is
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