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Re: [suse-security] Strange Behaviour of SuSEfirewall
  • From: Albert Brandl <albert.brandl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 15:10:00 +0100
  • Message-id: <20020111151000.A24862@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
hi!

>if possible use SuSEfirewall5.1 it does it

i've just started to get comfortable with iptables, so
i don't want to go back to ipchains again.

>or else get it look at the lines setting LANG and copy these
>lines over

i've found the following lines in /sbin/SuSEfirewall2:

export LANGUAGE=english
export RC_LANG=en_US
export LANG=en_US

what are these variables good for? do they modify the
behaviour of ifconfig?

>or donot let root take care of LANG settings there is a pc.sonfig entry for
>this.

since root starts SuSEfirewall2, this is exactly what
happens. do you suggest to remove the lines from the
script?

regards, and thanx for the answers!

albert

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