Bug 747363 - rpcbind ships a systemd socket unit but does not support socket activation
rpcbind ships a systemd socket unit but does not support socket activation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpcbind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-10-19 11:34 EDT by Michal Schmidt
Modified: 2014-12-17 10:14 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: rpcbind-0.2.2-0.0.fc21
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Last Closed: 2014-12-06 05:41:33 EST
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Description Michal Schmidt 2011-10-19 11:34:37 EDT
Tom Gundersen (tomegun) on #systemd noticed:

   does anyone know the status of rpcbind? i notice that fedora ships with
   native service/socket files, but as far as i can tell mezcalero's socket
   activation patches were never merged upstream... how can this work? am i
   missing something?

I agree with him. Lennart's patch http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-nfs/msg14371.html was never merged to rpcbind.
"grep -r sd_listen rpcbind-0.2.0/" in the prepped Fedora tree finds nothing.

How can rpcbind.socket in F16 do anything useful? Are not the systemd and rpcbind processes fighting over /var/run/rpcbind.sock?
Comment 1 Michal Schmidt 2011-12-19 05:24:19 EST
An updated version of the socket activation patch was posted to linux-nfs by Tom Gundersen:
Comment 2 Tom Gundersen 2011-12-23 10:12:37 EST
For what it's worth, an updated patch is available here:
http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-nfs/msg26364.html (the first one had some bugs).
Comment 3 Michal Schmidt 2012-02-01 04:34:11 EST
If you are not going to add socket activation support to rpcbind in F16, please at least remove rpcbind.socket (and the reference to it in rpcbind.service) from the package.
Its presence without the corresponding support in the daemon is harmful.
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Comment 6 J. Bruce Fields 2014-11-12 13:55:04 EST
From inspection of the code it looks like this patch still isn't applied.  And it looks like bug 1158164 might be a symptom.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-11-26 09:51:30 EST
rpcbind-0.2.2-0.0.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2014-11-26 09:51:50 EST
rpcbind-0.2.2-0.0.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2014-11-27 03:37:56 EST
Package rpcbind-0.2.2-0.0.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing rpcbind-0.2.2-0.0.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2014-12-06 05:41:33 EST
rpcbind-0.2.2-0.0.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2014-12-17 10:14:51 EST
rpcbind-0.2.2-1.0.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

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