Bug#538344: tzsetup: base-installer hook script returns error
On Saturday 25 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote:
> > Apparently time/zone is empty. I assume that s390 installs have no
> > localisation or something?
> I doubt that. localechooser does get run (only for country selection,
> language is preseeded to C) and tzsetup should be run normally.
> Hmm, but from the log (and a retry) it does not look to be run at all.
> In fact, it is not even listed in the menu... AFAIK that in itself is a
> Looks like tzsetup is installed (it is in /v/l/dpkg/status and
> templates are present), but there is no tzsetup-udeb.postinst in
Hmmm. It looks like this is a relatively old issue.
Once upon a time tzsetup had its own postinst, but it is now called from
clock-setup. And clock-setup is not built for s390, I suspect because the
installer is not supposed to mess with the system clock of an s/390
So, currently tzsetup does get installed on s390 (as it is Priority
standard), but the tzsetup script never gets executed. And that results
in time/zone being empty.
But tzsetup definitely should be run, so we need some kind of special