Package Details: firehol 2:3.1.6-1

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Package Base: firehol
Description: The iptables stateful packet filtering firewall builder.
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Keywords: firewall iptables
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: schuay
Maintainer: SanskritFritz
Last Packager: SanskritFritz
Votes: 33
Popularity: 1.03
First Submitted: 2013-03-15 14:51
Last Updated: 2018-08-17 20:50

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SanskritFritz commented on 2016-03-09 20:20

I see, thanks. I'll contact upstream about this, hang on.

dhscholb commented on 2016-03-09 18:39

I think mathieu.clabaut is referring to this error when trying to build the firehol package:

checking for ping6... no
configure: error: cannot find required executable, bailing out
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().

The reason this happens is that the latest iputils package has removed the ping6 executable since the ping executable now supports both ipv4 and ipv6.

I was able to work around this by symlinking ping6 to ping:

sudo ln -s /usr/bin/ping /usr/bin/ping6

I'm not sure if this has any negative consequences, but it seems to be working fine at the moment.

SanskritFritz commented on 2016-03-03 14:27

You mean this?

mathieu.clabaut commented on 2016-03-03 14:22

iputils package does not contains ping6 anymore (ping accepts -4 or -6 flag), which breaks the build of firehol.

SanskritFritz commented on 2016-01-26 18:24

Thanks guys, I updated the package and filed a bug report upstream.

3ED_0 commented on 2016-01-25 08:48

put core/traceroute into depends :)

maleadt commented on 2016-01-25 08:16

ipset isn't an optdepends, as ./configure fails without it.

dev_arch commented on 2016-01-24 20:53

All OK. I'm really not sure what the rules and or requirements are. I mainly thought to mention my experience with building the latest version in order to help others. As far as I can tell firehol used to build without these.

SanskritFritz commented on 2016-01-23 20:57

Well, traceroute is not mentioned in the wiki, ipset however can be optional dependency. I'll include it as optdepend. Is that OK with you?

SanskritFritz commented on 2016-01-23 20:42