On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 03:13:22PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
Josh Boyer wrote:
>> Users also have firewall configuration scripts that rely on these
> Damn. That does suck.
> So how long does upstream intend to keep CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK_PROC_COMPAT
Until FC-6 dies, hopefully... :)
A new comment in bz 234174 is interesting:
| Or, ideally, the kernel rpm should look into obvious places (e.g.
| /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config, /etc/sysctl.conf) and do some perl -pie magic.
This would break booting back into the earlier kernel (which used to work
until we munged these files).
I think enabling the compat stuff for FC6's lifetime should be safe.
Hopefully upstream won't rip them out too soon.