F21 System Wide Change: Smaller Cloud Image Footprint

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Tue Apr 22 14:37:04 UTC 2014

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 06:01:31AM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> Note that it should be relatively straight-forward to implement a
> generator (even in shell...) that generates native systemd-networkd
> configuration snippets from ifcfg files at runtime (or upgrade-time),
> similar to how we convert fstab or crypttab to systemd units. With that
> in place it a smooth transition from the old networking scripts to
> networkd should be possible.
> That said, there are some things ifcfg supports (ISDN, IPX, ...) that
> we'll never support in networkd, hence we couldn't claim 100% compat
> with such a scheme.

Yeah, I think that's fine -- the generator should log a warning (or error,
depending on the option, I guess) and possibly the suggestion to use
NetworkManager or legacy initscripts.


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