[systemd-devel] systemd prerelease 242-rc2

Mike Gilbert floppym at gentoo.org
Thu Apr 4 19:38:03 UTC 2019

On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 11:23 AM Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Do, 04.04.19 10:06, Mike Gilbert (floppym at gentoo.org) wrote:
> > I pushed this out to our unstable testers yesterday, and received a
> > couple bug reports this morning. I have requested that they be
> > forwarded upstream, but wanted to point them out in case that doesn't
> > happen promptly.
> >
> > https://bugs.gentoo.org/682492
> > sys-apps/systemd-242_rc2 boot fails: sd-passwd takes no arguments
> Most likely fixed by
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/65e5d6934ec85febb6eb64e18ce829ddc9dee497
> already.
> > https://bugs.gentoo.org/682488
> > sys-apps/systemd-242_rc2: systemd-timesyncd.service: Failed to set up
> > special execution directory in /var/lib: Not a directory
> Smells like a belated result of us dropping DynamicUser=1 from
> timesyncd.
> Right now, systemd will automatically migrate the state directory for
> services that have DynamicUser=0 to a newer version that has
> DynamicUser=1, but not back. We should probably add that too.
> Anyway, it was systemd v240 where we dropped the DynamicUser=1 thing
> already, hence not precisely a v242 regression...

These users probably upgraded from v239 to v241 to v242-rc2 over the
course of a few months. We never shipped v240.

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