Re: jessie and stretch time problem
On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 07:18:12PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> On Sun 14 Oct 2018 at 17:21:43 +0300, Reco wrote:
> > Hi.
> > On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 09:22:53AM -0400, Cindy-Sue Causey wrote:
> > > On 10/14/18, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 07:11:07AM +0000, Long Wind wrote:
> > > >> Thank tomas!
> > > >>
> > > >> i run "cat /etc/adjtime" in jessie and it says LOCALbut in stretch
> > > >> /etc/adjtime doesn't seem to exist
> > > >
> > > > I see. Perhaps this is the root of the problem. On the other
> > > > hand, perhaps, systemd is taking care of time in stretch by
> > > > default. In that case I can't help, since my knowledge of
> > > > systemd is minimal.
> > >
> > >
> > > I was going to bring this up yesterday, just couldn't rope the words
> > > in together. With debootstrap, one step the user manually does is
> > > this:
> > >
> > > +++ QUOTE k/t https://www.debian.org/releases/buster/amd64/apds03.en.html +++
> > That guide contains curious relics of the past that include, but aren't
> > limited to:
> > 2) 'hostname' record in /etc/hosts - unneeded with libnss-myhostname.
> The 127.0.1.1 line? It took us ages to get to this - something which
Yup, that very line. It's wrong either way:
a) In the absence of libnss-myhostname own hostname does not correspond
to ::1 (ipv6 loopback). Can lead to some interesting side effects.
b) In the presence of libnss-myhostname that line does not come into
c) FQDN, anyone?
> > 3) '.local' domain at /etc/resolv.conf - a direct violation of RFC 6762.
> An example - but a very bad one. Another good catch.
> > 4) At controversial (to say the least) recommendation to use 'deb-src'
> > of Debian main suite without actually specifying 'deb'.
> These are additional examples. Unless I am misunderstanding you, it's
I cannot read :) It does clearly say that 'Debootstrap will have created
a very basic /etc/apt/sources.list that will allow installing additional
> > 5) The /etc/adjtime configuration itself.
> > Systemd defaults to UTC - src/timedate/timedated.c in systemd source
> > tree.
> > If needed, one can use timedatectl(1) to produce perfectly valid
> > /etc/adjtime.
> That's correct but I've never experienced the installer not giving a
> user an /etc/adjtime.
Not a Debian per se, but Raspbian lives happily without it.
> At present there is an effort to update documentation for buster. Get
> your bug report in. Don't delay!
I'll consider your suggestion.