[PATCH] mention stable path names for examples in the HACKING file

Max Bowsher maxb at ukf.net
Sat May 21 06:25:46 CDT 2005

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.

> /srv holds the repository data.
> It is mentioned in the Linux FHS at http://www.pathname.com/fhs/
> This location leads typically to vi/emacs like discussions.

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".

> Index: svnbook-trunk.pathnames/src/en/HACKING
> ===================================================================
> --- svnbook-trunk.pathnames.orig/src/en/HACKING
> +++ svnbook-trunk.pathnames/src/en/HACKING
> @@ -47,6 +47,11 @@ Subversion Guide
> - Primary server machine/URL: svn.red-bean.com
> +- All path names used in examples:
> +    executable binaries are in /usr/bin
> +    repository base path is /srv/svn/repos
> +    repository path for HTTP URLs is http://svn.red-bean.com/repos

This hasn't been discussed at all, and I don't think is necessarily the 


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