Firewalld requires manual intervention

If you are a firewalld user you will get file conflicts on the latest update and this requires manual intervention.

To overwrite the offending files

pacman -Suy --overwrite /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/\*
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Just wanted to add some precisions.

For now (2020-03-04), it is only relevant for Unstable and Testing, it is a matter of time before it becomes a thing on Stable too though.

The file conflicts happen when you upgrade firewalld package to 0.8.1-2.

Edit: Added to Testing 2020-03-04 wiki post.


Just got this firewalld error in staging.

Also got this. Did you mean to package the pycache files? In stable staging.

conflicting files:
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/init.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/direct.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/firewalld_conf.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/functions.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/helper.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/icmptype.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/ifcfg.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/io_object.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/ipset.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/lockdown_whitelist.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/service.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem
firewalld: /usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/firewall/core/io/pycache/zone.cpython-38.pyc already exists in filesystem

Also has cached in firewall, firewall/core, firewall/config, firewall/server, but figured I should report it.

I will doing it also in stable? I never see error when updating.

thank you

If you are using firewalld - then - yes

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I thank you very much, I verify and in my system:

sudo systemctl status firewalld.service
Unit firewalld.service could not be found.

but there is ufw.service.


firewalld is not ufw
remove the last and install the former

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the firewalld package is not installed in my system (i started from kyria xfce), while it is installed ufw. i wanted to say this, i probably misspoke. so i don't have to do any manual intervention.

thank you

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