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[Bug 1377698] Re: /etc/default/rcS: UTC=no is being ignored


This is a regression in the util-linux package in 14.10.  When built
with the current debhelper, /etc/init.d/hwclock.sh is installed
alongside /etc/init/hwclock.conf, and is not masked out by the system;
and this init script has broken handling of the $UTC setting entirely.
This is courtesy of an ill-conceived change in Debian to move the UTC
setting into /etc/adjtime, which we *DO NOT NEED AT ALL* and should not
have in Ubuntu.

** Package changed: sysvinit (Ubuntu) => util-linux (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: util-linux (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => High

** Changed in: util-linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Triaged

** Changed in: util-linux (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Martin Pitt (pitti)

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  /etc/default/rcS: UTC=no is being ignored

Status in “util-linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  This causes the greeter time to display utc & sets system time to utc
  Affects users who are in a different timezone
  Also affects users who dual boot with windows, their time will be off by amount different from utc to their time zone

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
  Package: initscripts 2.88dsf-41ubuntu18
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-20.27-generic 3.16.3
  Uname: Linux 3.16.0-20-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu3
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sun Oct  5 14:16:48 2014
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-10-05 (0 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140923)
  SourcePackage: sysvinit
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  mtime.conffile..etc.default.rcS: 2014-10-05T10:58:21.042693

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