[systemd-devel] Calendar Timers: setting system clock may trigger jobs from the past
matternp at arcor.de
Mon Aug 11 12:59:12 PDT 2014
Separating the unit to sync time from the ones featuring OnCalendar by
time-sync.target (or any arbitrary target used as "separating wall")
worked exactly as expected on ARM and is indeed a workaround for the
Couldn't reproduce the need to set DefaultDependencies=No in the units
featuring OnCalendar as stated in the ToDo item but that could have been
me, of course.
Also, I tried to simulate the lacking RTC on an x86 QEMU guest by
setting the VM's RTC to a date in the past for the sake of quicker
reboots. Without using time-sync.target as disscussed *.timer units
featuring OnCalendar did get started before the time was set yet setting
the time did not trigger the corresponding *.service.
This seemed worth mentioning to me as Tobias stated his patch was tested
on a system featuring an RTC only so far.
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