Re: New module proposal: gnome-user-share

On Thu, 2008-10-23 at 11:26 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> Hi,
> FWIW, this discussion happened about four years ago, see
> (note: the thread continues into December 2004)
> It might be useful for people to reread the thread there.

And in an interface that doesn't suck quite as much :)

> On Thu, 2008-10-23 at 17:15 +0200, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> > > As a data point, Fedora's httpd is disabled by default for exactly this
> > > sort of reason (having it installed doesn't mean we want it running by
> > > default).
> > 
> > I doubt our server guys will get overly happy over the idea of
> > disabling a typical server daemon just so you can integrate it with
> > GNOME. I don't really think I want the server team to hate the GNOME
> > team any more.
> So one conclusion from that thread, if I remember correctly, is that the
> fact that gnome-user-share is using Apache shouldn't disrupt any
> system-wide configuration of Apache. The way it works is that
> gnome-user-share feeds a separate configuration file to the Apache HTTP
> daemon running in the user context.
> The fact we disable httpd in the default install in Fedora has nothing
> to do with this; that's just Fedora policy, off topic for this
> discussion. As a data point we've been shipping gnome-user-share in
> Fedora since 2004 and haven't had issues with it or complaints from
> people using Fedora as a web server.
> Hope this helps.
>      David

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