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Re: rsyslog is in F8



On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 16:55 +0300, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 14:27 +0300, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> >> Peter Vrabec wrote:
> >>     
> >>>> I'd say that since sysklogd is erased, rsylogd should be automatically
> >>>> enabled and started. Yes, I know the packaging recommendations, but I
> >>>> think that in this case an exception should be accepted.
> >>>>         
> >>> I agree, but I don't know any nice and secure way we can do it. 
> >>>       
> >> shipping an /etc/init.d/rsyslog with default options set to enabled + 
> >> service rsyslog start in %post is not OK ?
> >>     
> >
> > Starting a service in %post is not in at all okay.  It can cause all
> > sorts of havoc when installing systems, creating live images, init'ing
> > chroots for building in, ...
> >   
> Generally speaking, yes. But in this case we are speaking about 
> sysklogd's replacement. And sysklogd IS (was..) already enabled by default.

Sure, having the options set to enabled and doing chkconfig --add is
fine.  Actually _starting_ the service when it's installed isn't.

Jeremy


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