Mass bug: packages should not auto-enable systemd units
luto at mit.edu
Wed Apr 23 23:59:28 UTC 2014
This is a notice in accordance with the mass bug filing procedure.
A number of packages install systemd units and enable them
automatically. They should not. Please update these packages to use the
If your package has an exception from FESCo permitting it to enable
itself, please make sure that the service in question is listed in the
appropriate preset file.
There is a general exception described here:
If your package falls under the general exception, then it is possible
that no change is required. Nevertheless, if you are relying on the
exception, please make sure that your rpm scripts are sensible. The
In addition, any service which does not remain persistent on the
system (aka, it "runs once then goes away"), does not listen to
incoming connections during initialization, and does not require
configuration to be functional may be enabled by default (but is not
required to do so). An example of "runs once then goes away" service
Given that this issue can affect Fedora 20 users who install your
package as a dependency, these bugs should be fixed in Fedora 20 and
The tracker bug is here:
I created it early because three of the bugs are pre-existing. Next
week, I'll file bugs against the packages below. If you fix your
package in the mean time, please let me know.
After three weeks, provenpackagers may step in and fix these issues.
It's possible that I'm missing some packages. I may follow up with an
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