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

Felipe Sateler fsateler at debian.org
Fri Aug 12 20:39:12 BST 2016

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On 12 August 2016 at 12:14, Benjamin Drung
<benjamin.drung at profitbricks.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:16:25 -0300 Felipe Sateler <fsateler at debian.org>
> wrote:
>> 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
> tolerating
>>     the absence of /etc/default/keyboard. This causes systemd-localed
> to
>>     fail to start on systems where that file isn't populated (like
> embedded
>>     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?

Michael usually looks at these. I've tagged accordingly so that it
appears on the list for the next time he looks at jessie updates.


Felipe Sateler

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