Services that can start by default policy feedback

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Thu Feb 24 16:27:37 UTC 2011

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 03:58:25PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 02/24/2011 03:32 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > "May" as in "Are allowed to". It's always going to be the package
> > maintainers call in the end - we're not going to mandate it.
> >
> Hum not following you..
> If ultimately packagers can override this then is this [1] being worked on?
> I thought the whole purpose was to allow "exceptions" that should be 
> turned on by default but everything else should be off at install time?

Yes. A package's presence on the exception list does not preclude a 
maintainer from defaulting it to off.

> But I think Colin is right everything should default to off then each 
> SIG document on their wiki page what service they have turned "on" in 
> their kickstart file and why.

Fedora is intended to be a functional distribution, not merely a toolbox 
for SIGs to build functional distributions.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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