[systemd-devel] [PATCH] timedated: support split usr

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Dec 22 06:33:47 PST 2014

On Sun, 21.12.14 22:55, Shawn Paul Landden (shawn at churchofgit.com) wrote:

> The current Debian solution to this is really ugly, and I would rather
> have them use the correct patch even if split usr is dumb.

Well, just copying the file cannot really work. We read the symlink
back to figure out what the current timezone is, hence if the thing is
not a symlink this information is lost.

I thought Debian would nowadays mount /usr from the initrd too? Hence,
is this problem even really a problem still?


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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