systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Tue Oct 9 13:21:47 UTC 2012


On Tue, 09.10.12 00:34, Bill Nottingham (notting at redhat.com) wrote:

> Miloslav Trma─Ź (mitr at volny.cz) said: 
> > > is any current data
> > > available about how our minimal footprint got worse/better over time in
> > > both terms of packages and disk space, and which packages are to blame
> > > for it?
> > >
> > > If the libmicrohttpd dep really is problematic I am happy to split it
> > > off, but I'd really like some hard data first whether doing this would
> > > help more than a trivial bit to achieve a smaller minimal installation
> > > set.
> > 
> > One more network-listening service, let alone an unauthenticated one,
> > is way "more than a trivial bit" IMHO.
> 
> Well, it *is* off by default.
> 
> Checking the minimal install of the moment:
> 
> Install  38 Packages (+160 Dependent packages)
> 
> Total download size: 129 M
> Installed size: 505 M
> 
> In that minimal install, the following disabled services exist:
> NetworkManager-wait-online.service
> autovt at .service
> console-getty.service
> console-shell.service
> debug-shell.service
> dnsmasq.service
> ip6tables.service
> iptables.service
> rdisc.service
> saslauthd.service
> wpa_supplicant.service
> systemd-journal-gatewayd.socket
> 
> The follwing 'traditional' services are enabled:
> auditd.service
> sshd.service
> sm-client.service
> sendmail.service
> NetworkManager.service
> crond.service
> rsyslog.service
> 
> Bill

Maybe the definition of the fedora base set needs a bit of updating,
given that it considers rdisc, saslauthd, audit, dnsmasq, syslog, wpa
supplicant and sendmail basic. For container setups I need nothing of
that... (heck! for my non-containerized server I don't need that
either...)

Lennart

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Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.


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