rsyslog is in F8

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at
Wed Jul 18 13:55:49 UTC 2007

Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 14:27 +0300, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>> Peter Vrabec wrote:
>>>> I'd say that since sysklogd is erased, rsylogd should be automatically
>>>> enabled and started. Yes, I know the packaging recommendations, but I
>>>> think that in this case an exception should be accepted.
>>> I agree, but I don't know any nice and secure way we can do it. 
>> shipping an /etc/init.d/rsyslog with default options set to enabled + 
>> service rsyslog start in %post is not OK ?
> Starting a service in %post is not in at all okay.  It can cause all
> sorts of havoc when installing systems, creating live images, init'ing
> chroots for building in, ...
Generally speaking, yes. But in this case we are speaking about 
sysklogd's replacement. And sysklogd IS (was..) already enabled by default.


More information about the fedora-devel-list mailing list