Re: Install Report (22 June 04 Daily Build), Problem with Time Zones
Quoting Michael Bonert (email@example.com):
> 22 June 2004
> $ md5sum sarge-i386-netinst.iso
> 5db3c8d500380d664c748356910a6d2e sarge-i386-netinst.iso
For the record, this is 20040622 sid_d-i
> There appears to be some problem with the time zone settings. I set the
> clock to UTC and my time zone to Eastern (Canada). Then I noticed... the
> time that is displayed is UTC.
> I then poked around in the /etc files and another directory I found:
> user@debian:/usr/share/zoneinfo$ ls -lat localtime
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 2004-06-23 20:07 localtime -> /etc/localtime
> The above is RED (broken link) -- '/etc/localtime' does NOT exist--
> I suspect this is an install quirk!
I can't reproduce this with my usual test install path
(French+France....which leads me to Europe/Paris as timezone)....and
clock not being UTC.
/etc/localtime there is a ling to /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Paris
>Any case, it was nice to see that the normal user I created was put
>into the group "audio" -- the sound worked without me having to
>do anything. :-) When I first installed Debian last August, I remember
Hmmm, I missed that change. I think this is a base-config hack so that
the user created in base-config is kinda "special" and this allows not
changing shadow (who is really in charge of the user creation).