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Re: [Libvir] [patch 7/9] Add support for lokkit



On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 03:57:32PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Add support for integrating our iptables support with Fedora's
> iptables configuration using the lokkit --custom-rules command.
> 
> Basically, we write out our rules to /var/lib/libvirt/iptables
> and run lokkit --custom-rules so that if e.g. iptables is
> restarted or the user edits their firewall configuration, then
> libvirt's rules get reloaded.

Ahh, that's very nice to have.

> +dnl
> +dnl ensure that Fedora's system-config-firewall knows
> +dnl about libvirt's iptables rules
> +dnl
> +AC_ARG_ENABLE(iptables-lokkit,
> +              AC_HELP_STRING([--enable-iptables-lokkit=no/yes],
> +                             [enable registering libvirt's iptables rules with Fedora's lokkit]),
> +                             [],[enable_iptables_lokkit=no])
> +if test x"$enable_iptables_lokkit" = x"yes"; then
> +   AC_DEFINE(ENABLE_IPTABLES_LOKKIT, [], [whether support for Fedora's lokkit is enabled])
> +   AC_PATH_PROG(LOKKIT_PATH, lokkit, /usr/sbin/lokkit)
> +   AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED(LOKKIT_PATH, "$LOKKIT_PATH", [path to lokkit binary])
> +fi
> +

Could we make the configure script a little more clever so that it is
a tri-state and can auto-detect whether lokkit is available. 

 - enable_iptables_lokkit=no - force disable
 - enable_iptables_lokkit=yes - check if it is supported, and error if not
 - enable_iptables_lokkit=check - check if it is supported and enable or disable as needed

With 'check' being the default. This makes it 'do the right' thing by
default, and lets the user have a strict override if neccessary.


ACK to the rest of the patch

Dan.
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