Mass bug: packages should not auto-enable systemd units

Andrew Lutomirski luto at
Wed Apr 30 18:33:34 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:06 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 12:58 PM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at> wrote:
>> Hi
>> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 1:53 PM, Richard Shaw wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:02 AM, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
>>>> spacenavd
>>> Right or wrong, the decision for enabling spacenavd by default is that
>>> you would only install the package if you have one of these devices. Nothing
>>> should be pulling it in so it needs to be explicitly installed by the user.
>> The control for enabling the service by default should be part of the
>> preset to allow for admin customization easily and it would need FESCo to
>> approve it.  Maintainers cannot decide that for themselves according to the
>> current Fedora policy
> The guidelines still allow it as no direct configuration is required except
> for legacy serial devices, USB devices work fine out of the box.

I think you're right as long as no network sockets are involved.

Does that exception include UNIX sockets?


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