[Pkg-systemd-maintainers] Bug#726256: Bug#726256: timedated doesn't support split-usr, uses a symlink for /etc/localtime

Michael Stapelberg stapelberg at debian.org
Wed Nov 27 22:04:54 GMT 2013

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Hi Michael,

Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> writes:
> Changing the timezone information via timedated
> (org.freedesktop.timedate1 or timedatectl) will replace /etc/localtime
> with a symlink to the timezone file in /usr/share/zoneinfo.
> That means the file will be dangling symlink during early boot and the
> time might be incorrectly set for systems with a separate /usr.
I addressed this with the following commit:

Best regards,

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