testing/couchdb: new aport
The Apache CouchDB database. This is technically a draft, but it should run to my understanding. After it's merged I (and a few others) will test the package and issue an -r1 if needed.
The weirdness with fhs is because
/opt/alpine is the correct place to install "self-contained" packages, such as OTP releases.
The structure of the directories below
/opt/<PROVIDER>is left up to the packager of the software, though it is recommended that packages are installed in
/opt/<PROVIDER>/<PACKAGE>and follow a similar structure to the guidelines for
/opt/<PACKAGE>. A valid reason for diverging from this structure is for support packages which may have files installed in
Under that basis I'd be willing to move
/var/opt/lib/couchdb (or, ideally,
/srv, which is technically the more correct location for the data files) and
The reasoning behind the current choices is to provide a more "native feel" to consumers of the package.