[Pkg-dspam-misc] Should the cgi be installed in /srv/www?

Julien Valroff julien at kirya.net
Sat Aug 22 12:47:28 UTC 2009

Le mercredi 12 août 2009 à 10:51 +0200, Julien Valroff a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have been trying to think of a solution for the cgi installed
> in /var/www due to SuExec.
> apache2-suexec-custom will hardly be of any help for us, as I do not
> think it is acceptable to ask the sysadmin to change the SuExec docroot
> just for DSPAM (he might also rely on SuExec for other apps, though
> currently in Debian, only dspam-webfrontend does reverse depend on it).
> Reading the FHS at [1], I now tend to think the DSPAM cgi files should
> be installed in /srv/www
> This would also be applicable for other packages currently installing
> data into /var/www.
> If you agree with this, do you think we could report a bug against
> apache2-suexec to ask the apache maintainers to make /srv/www the
> default docroot for SuExec?
> I really see no other alternatives (maybe build our own suexec module
> which I would not consider myself...).
> I look forward to reading your comments.

FYI, I have just asked apache maintainers to change to the default doc
root to /srv/www:

If that happens, we will be able to move files to /srv/www/dspam


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