ClearCase requires a Windows user account to start the ClearCase Atria
Location Broker Daemon (ALBD) service. This article explains one way of
changing the ALBD password, which you typically must do frequently for
What would be a reasonable and logical directory into which to deploy my production Rails apps on a Linux system?
/var/rails <= There's a /var/www so this would be consistent with that pattern. But I.T. guys have complained about stuff in /var before. /home/my_home_dir/rails <= OK, not /var, but I'm not the only developer. Seems like it really ought to be a systemwide location. /home/rails <= I don't know. That just seems weird. /rails <= Seems even weirder.
What is the least astonishing, most normal thing to do here?
(Background info — a Rails app is a bunch of server side code written in Ruby along with a
public dir is mapped to an Apache vhost. Apache handles the Ruby code through a module called Passenger or
Thanks for the help, all. I think I’m going to go with
/opt/deployed_rails_apps. (I like long, expository directory names, and tab completion.)
/var/... is also a good place, but I’ve gotten stern grumbling from I.T. when I tried to deploy stuff there. If it were my own machine I might go with