Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1090684
rpm scripts and triggers should not enable systemd units directly
Last modified: 2017-02-07 06:38:51 EST
A number of packages install systemd units and enable them
automatically. They should not. Please update these packages to use the
If your package has an exception from FESCo permitting it to enable
itself, please make sure that the service in question is listed in the
appropriate preset file.
There is a general exception described here:
If your package falls under the general exception, then it is possible
that no change is required. Nevertheless, if you are relying on the
exception, please make sure that your rpm scripts are sensible. The
In addition, any service which does not remain persistent on the system (aka, it "runs once then goes away"), does not listen to incoming connections during initialization, and does not require configuration to be functional may be enabled by default (but is not required to do so). An example of "runs once then goes away" service is iptables.
Given that this issue can affect Fedora 20 users who install your
package as a dependency, these bugs should be fixed in Fedora 20 and