[php-maint] Bug#624280: Bug#624280: php5-fpm depends on a directory that it doesn't supply

Ondřej Surý ondrej at debian.org
Wed Apr 27 06:49:52 UTC 2011

Great... would you be please so kind and fill bugs in Ubuntu to Ubuntu
and not to Debian.

Also it's usually a good custom to check for duplicates of the bug
(#601243) and also to provide evidence.


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:16, Michael Lustfield <mtecknology at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Package: php5-fpm
> Severity: important
> PHP5-FPM has a default pool for www that is also enabled by default. It depends on /var/www existing. However, it does not provide this directory which it depends on. If someone has not created this directory or another package has not created it for them, this will cause php5-fpm to output errors and be unable to start after installing.
> This package could either provide the directory (/var/www) that it is depending on or it could instead not depend on that directory. According to Debian policy [1], this directory should not be used by packages anyway so the better solution would be to not depend on the directory.
> [1] http://lintian.debian.org/tags/dir-or-file-in-var-www.html
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: squeeze/sid
>  APT prefers natty-updates
>  APT policy: (500, 'natty-updates'), (500, 'natty-security'), (500, 'natty-backports'), (500, 'natty')
> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.38-7-server (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
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