John Dennis wrote:
On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 13:59 -0600, Richard Megginson wrote:
> In order to be more linux friendly, we are currently considering
> changing the layout from having everything under /opt/fedora-ds to
> putting files in their FHS specific paths. The details are here -
> I've heard some pretty strong opinions for both moving to this and
> sticking to the current packaging model. I'd like to open this debate
> up to the wider audience.
I think it's a good idea to move to an FHS layout, not only will this
make directory server fit in with the rest of our packages but it will
also aid in SELinux policy which makes strong assumptions about location
in FHS directories.
What if we ship our own SELinux policy with Fedora DS?
I did a very cursory review of the layout and right off the top of
head it looks pretty good. I'm not entirely certain the slapd instance
should be located under /var/lib but that might be nit.
I couldn't figure out what other place would be appropriate for dynamic
files like databases, backups, and dynamic config. Note that openldap
A good way to get lots of eyeballs to review the layout is to submit
RPM for review.
Once we have an RPM . . . we're not there yet . . . step by step, inch
by inch . . .