[Firewall] new Gentoo ebuild

B dustythepath at gmail.com
Thu May 23 00:17:25 CEST 2013


The second option would be less confusing.

Thanks for your work!
Bill


On May 22, 2013, at 10:57 AM, Erki Ferenc <erkiferenc at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi all,
> 
> recently I worked on improving AIF's state within Gentoo and as a result a new ebuild is available in the main portage tree as 2.0.1d-r1. One of the changes is a new initscript for Gentoo which also makes contrib/Gentoo/firewall.conf file unnecessary.
> 
> I would like to send the changes upstream for you via pull requests but I wonder which way would you prefer?
> A) remove the above file and update the initscript within AIF and continue to provide Gentoo initscript from AIF itself
> B) remove contrib/Gentoo directory as the initscript is now taken care of within Gentoo itself and the above file is not needed anymore
> 
> The second choice seems better to me as that way it would be easier to follow any change regarding initscripts on Gentoo side and it would also help to avoid duplicating efforts while maintaining the initscript.
> 
> What are your thoughts? How it would be best for you to send the changes upstream?
> 
> regards,
> FErki
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