[drupal-devel] Cleaner Directory structure

Tim Altman web at timaltman.com
Thu May 12 08:19:56 UTC 2005

On Wed, 11 May 2005 21:54:22 +0200, K B <kbahey at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/10/05, Jeremy Epstein <jazepstein at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5/10/05, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:
>> > If you are doing this, then lose drupal from path, like this:
>> >
>> > public_html/.htaccess.example
>> > public_html/index.php
>> > public_html/core
>> > public_html/local
>> Now that you do it like that, I agree that having 'drupal/' is just
>> one more unnecessary path depth. The way you did it above looks good
>> to me.
>> I'm a bit concerned about renaming 'core' to 'drupal' - might be
>> confusing (or even technically problematic) since 'drupal' is also the
>> name of the core CVS repository? We would end up with the path
>> '/cvs/drupal/drupal/[subdirs]'. The ViewCVS address is already
>> http://cvs.drupal.org/viewcvs/drupal/drupal/. Do you want to add a
>> third 'drupal' to this path? I sure don't.
> All this does not need to go in CVS as it is. The CVS can largely
> remain as it is. What the developers see when committing code and what
> the end user (site admin) sees are two different things.

	I usually do CVS checkouts rather than download tarballs.  I won't be  
able to take advantage of this new setup as easily if CVS isn't updated.   
Please update CVS as well.

Tim Altman

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