Bug#833849: systemd: localed fails to start if /etc/default/keyboard is missing

Benjamin Drung benjamin.drung at profitbricks.com
Fri Aug 12 17:14:51 BST 2016

On Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:16:25 -0300 Felipe Sateler <fsateler at debian.org>
> Thanks for the patch.This makes a lot of sense, especially because
> ENOENT is tolerated everywhere in that file. I have applied this to
> git with the following commit message attributed to you:
>     localed: tolerate absence of /etc/default/keyboard
>     The debian-specific patch to read Debian config files was not
>     the absence of /etc/default/keyboard. This causes systemd-localed 
>     fail to start on systems where that file isn't populated (like
>     systems without keyboards).
>     Closes: #833849

I ran into the same bug on Debian testing with 215-17+deb8u4. Can we
get the fix also into jessie?

Benjamin Drung
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