[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [prerelease] initscripts-2011.09.2-1

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed Oct 5 12:27:58 EDT 2011

On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 2:10 AM, Geert Hendrickx <geert at hendrickx.be> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 16:00:52 +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> * /etc/localtime may now be a symlink, and is not written to unless it is
>> necessary.
> why not always make it a symlink, so updates to tzdata package are applied
> immediatly and don't require a reboot?  Is it for scenario's where /usr is
> not available?

Yes. We have sort of given up on supporting booting with an
unavailable /usr, but we don't want to break people's setups
unnecessarily, so we'll keep the backwards compatibility for the time



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