On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 05:48:40PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
Dave Jones wrote:
> 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
> > >> entries.
> > >
> > > Damn. That does suck.
> > >
> > > So how long does upstream intend to keep CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK_PROC_COMPAT
> > > around?
> > 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
> This would break booting back into the earlier kernel (which used to work
> until we munged these files).
Maybe we could create symlinks in the new kernel directory so the old module
names would work?
maybe. if the contents are the same, then it should work.
Makes me wonder why that isn't what CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK_PROC_COMPAT would do.
But then, I'm trying not to think too hard today. Vacationing is hard.
> I think enabling the compat stuff for FC6's lifetime should
> Hopefully upstream won't rip them out too soon.
We'll just leave FC 6 on 2.6.20 until 2.6.21 is stable, i.e. forever. :)
Forever the optimist eh? :)