Patch: Example Repository Location

Brian W. Fitzpatrick fitz at
Thu Apr 28 08:55:47 CDT 2005

On Apr 27, 2005, at 4:30 PM, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Jonathon Mah wrote:
>> The majority of the book assumes repositories live in /usr/local/svn,
>> so I standardized on that.
> Consistency is good, but /usr/local seems like a pretty bizarre place 
> to recommend.
> I think we should use "/srv/svn/repositories". (/srv is part of FHS 
> 2.3)
> (Actually, on a real system, I would use /srv/svn/repos, because I'm a 
> lazy typist, but "/srv/svn/repositories" is more self-documenting.)
> fitz/cmpilato/sussman: Your views?

1.  I like my bikeshed Forest Green.

2. I like "/usr/local/svn"

3. I used "/tmp" in some placese because "/usr/local/svn" would resulti 
in > 80 character lines.

4. I'm +1 for leaving this as-is.


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