realtek: remove firewall and other core components? [Was: Re: [PATCH 1/2] realtek: Use firewall4]

Petr Štetiar ynezz at
Thu Mar 3 06:58:29 PST 2022

Daniel Golle <daniel at> [2022-03-01 21:11:49]:


> I fully agree, none of those packages make much sense on this class of
> devices and all of them should be dropped from default installations.

I think, that if you personaly don't care about other valid use cases, you
should at least try to consider current 21.02 users as some realtek targets
are already supported and removing firewall package has security related

> Obviously users may still install them if they really want their switch to
> act as DHCP server and/or caching DNS resolver.

This topic is about firewall4, so are you suggesting to post-install firewall4
package as well?



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