Bug 426608 - Monotone-server installs DB in non standard location
Monotone-server installs DB in non standard location
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: monotone (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
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Reported: 2007-12-22 17:51 EST by Geert Jansen
Modified: 2007-12-26 18:51 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.38-2.fc8
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Last Closed: 2007-12-23 17:50:32 EST
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Description Geert Jansen 2007-12-22 17:51:11 EST
Description of problem:

The default configuration for monotone-server installs the monotone database in
/var/db/monotone. This is a non-standard location. According to the FHS
[http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html], this should be
/var/lib/monotone. The directory /var/db is normally used for naming service
data (nss_db and nscd, my statement not part of the FHS).

Other applications on Fedora such as PostgreSQL, MySQL and RPM all store their
databases in /var/lib/<application>. Monotone-server should be consistent with this.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

0.37-3.fc8

How reproducible:

Always

Steps to Reproduce:

1. yum -y install monotone-server
2. /sbin/service monotone start

  
Actual results:

Database created in /var/db/monotone

Expected results:

Database created in /var/lib/monotone
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2007-12-23 17:50:28 EST
monotone-0.38-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2007-12-23 17:51:14 EST
monotone-0.38-2.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2007-12-26 18:51:05 EST
monotone-0.38-2.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-12-26 18:51:22 EST
monotone-0.38-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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