[Freeswitch-users] freeswitch directories moved

William King william.king at quentustech.com
Tue Jun 19 03:41:28 MSD 2012

I believe there was an announcement on this mailing list alerting that 
the new rpms would be undergoing major changes to include moving the 
directory locations. Search this list for new threads started by SwK in 
the past 6 months.

William King
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On 06/18/2012 03:01 PM, shadowym wrote:
> Who's idea was it to move the freeswitch directories in the RPMand why?
> Is it too much to ask that directories are standardized and don't change?!
> Do you know how distruptive it is when you move all the config files 
> from /opt to /etc.! Not only that but the hierarchy has been changed.  
> The /conf directory has been removed even though it's in all the 
> documentation on the Freeswitch wiki.  Wtf? I am used to config files 
> being in /etc for Asterisk.  Despite all the disadvantages with 
> Asterisk at least they are sticking with that decision!  Of course if 
> I compile from scratch I suppose I can choose  the directory myself 
> butfor various reasons I used the RPM so I don't have much choice in 
> the matterunless I want to make my own RPM which isn't very good use 
> of my time imho.  But wait, it gets worse!  Whoever made this decision 
> decided just moving everything and getting rid of /conf directory was 
> not disruptive enough. So they decided to split it up and leave the 
> sound files where they are in /opt/freeswitch. Again, wtf?!
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