Mass bug proposal: packages that auto-enable systemd units

Andrew Lutomirski luto at mit.edu
Tue Apr 22 22:14:06 UTC 2014


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:54 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
<johannbg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 04/22/2014 09:32 PM, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:19 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
>> <johannbg at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> >
>>> >On 04/22/2014 06:50 PM, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
>>>>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>Hi all-
>>>> >>
>>>> >>I propose a mass bug against packages that install services and enable
>>>> >>them without using the preset mechanism.  Some of these can be
>>>> >>security issues if they get installed as dependencies.
>>>
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >I will revisit all of this once I run the systemd cleanup process
>>
>> What's that?
>
>
> Just a various stuff ( todo list ) that I know that needs to be performed
> once I have finished the legacy sysv to systemd migration in the
> distribution, to better integrate systemd in Fedora
> core/baseOS/containers/servers and what not.
>
> In that process I will be revisiting all components shipping unit files and
> depend on systemd amongst other things.
>
> Once that process is done ( ca 1000 - 1500 hours of work by my gestimation )
> I will declare the init system replacement officially done.
>

I don't think that fixing the broken packages should need to wait for
this migration to finish -- there is a security problem now, and it
can be fixed now with local changes to the thirty-something affected
packages.

--Andy


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