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starting services in fedora

In [0] it was reported that after installation of pcsc-lite in Fedora,
no smart cards were functioning at the system. After rebooting Fedora
everything was functioning as expected.

The issue is that the pcsc daemon uses a socket-activated unit
which is installed by dnf, but not started (and hence the windows-
reminding behavior).

The text on our default services [1] mentions that a service is
"enabled by default on package installation" though there is a
distinction between 'enable' and 'start'.

The reason behind that is probably summarized in [2]:
which is understandable, but does not necessarily lead to good user
experience in Fedora. Zbigniew made a good summary of what needs to be
done for that to work [3].

What do you think overall, is that something that makes sense to
address in general, or in socket activated services only, or not at
all?

regards,
Nikos

[0]. <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1545027" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1545027">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1545027</a>

[1].
<a href="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:DefaultServices" title="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:DefaultServices">https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:DefaultServices</a>

[2]. <a href="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL:SysVInitScripts?rd=Packaging:S" title="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL:SysVInitScripts?rd=Packaging:S">https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL:SysVInitScripts?rd=Packaging:S</a>
ysVInitScript#Why_don.27t_we

[3]. <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1545027#c29" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1545027#c29">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1545027#c29</a>