Bug 145787 - RFE: Split netscripts into separate sub-package
RFE: Split netscripts into separate sub-package
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2005-01-21 11:21 EST by Bill Rugolsky, Jr.
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-21 11:39:20 EST
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Description Bill Rugolsky, Jr. 2005-01-21 11:21:06 EST
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Description of problem:
In order to add a package like the /etc/net scripts (see URL) to
Fedora Alternatives, it would be useful to split out the networking
components of initscripts, namely


into a separate (sub-)package, say netscripts, that could be readily
replaced by another package, say "etcnet" that provides "netscripts".

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-01-21 11:39:20 EST
I doubt this is really something we'd want to pursue; it's a lot of
packaging and build churn for not much Core benefit.
Comment 2 Kenneth Porter 2005-10-31 12:57:19 EST
It might be doable as part of the general initscripts speed-up project discussed
in bug 99540.

Pending that, the interested user could do the hard work of repackaging
initscripts with the desired split and supplying it as a complete drop-in
replacement for initscripts at the etcnet project.
Comment 3 Denis Ovsienko 2005-12-09 09:43:53 EST
I'm working on /etc/net 0.8.0. As long as it is ready, I will start trying to
pack it for Fedora Extras. I'm afraid I'll have to reopen this bug, hopefully
with a patch ready.
Thank you.

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