Bug 862922 - RFE: rework service packaging
RFE: rework service packaging
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: iptables (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-03 17:42 EDT by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 18:22:36 EST
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Description Bill Nottingham 2012-10-03 17:42:47 EDT
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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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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2012-10-11 11:34:38 EDT
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.
Comment 2 Petr Šabata 2012-10-12 04:28:32 EDT
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.
Comment 3 Thomas Woerner 2012-10-12 05:11:34 EDT
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.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-10-12 11:00:19 EDT
iptables- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-10-12 13:58:11 EDT
Package iptables-
* 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-'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-10-14 11:33:49 EDT
iptables- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
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