Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 862922
RFE: rework service packaging
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:32:13 EDT
Description of problem:
Now that the old service isn't enabled by default with the introduction of firewalld, we may want to reconsider how we package it. It brings in chkconfig & systemd-sysv into the minimal install, when it doesn't necessarily need to.
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This also means that iptables, its service packaging, and all of the relevant dependencies there, are pulled in by iproute merely due to its use of libxtables.
It should be possible to split tc modules to an iproute subpackage. That would make iptables and linux-atm-libs dependencies more or less optional -- unless something in the base system needs them anyway.
Or the other way around: libxtables could be provided by an iptables subpackage.
The first option sounds better to me, though.
I am about to split out the services in a services sub package and to add a new utils sub package for nfnl_osf and the pf.os database since they are new and nfnl_osf requires libnfnetlink.
iptables-188.8.131.52-2.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing iptables-184.108.40.206-2.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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