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FS#40764 - [systemd] 213-5 to 213-6 upgrade overwrites changed timesyncd.conf

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Paul Marchant (marchant) - Sunday, 08 June 2014, 23:46 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Sunday, 08 June 2014, 23:56 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
I'd specified the NTP servers for systemd-timesyncd to use in /etc/systemd/timesyncd.conf
Upgrading to 213-6 did not preserve my changes to timesyncd.conf - it got replaced with the one in the package. I would expect the changed timesyncd.conf to be preserved and a timesyncd.conf.pacnew to be created.

Additional info:
* package version(s)
213-6

* config and/or log files etc.
From pacman.log:
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] Running 'pacman -Syyu'
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] synchronizing package lists
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] starting full system upgrade
[2014-06-08 23:47] [ALPM] warning: /etc/group installed as /etc/group.pacnew
[2014-06-08 23:47] [ALPM] warning: /etc/passwd installed as /etc/passwd.pacnew
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] upgraded filesystem (2014.05-2 -> 2014.06-1)
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] upgraded libsystemd (213-5 -> 213-6)
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] upgraded systemd (213-5 -> 213-6)
[2014-06-08 23:47] [PACMAN] upgraded systemd-sysvcompat (213-5 -> 213-6)

Steps to reproduce:
1) With systemd 213-5 append a “Servers=uk.pool.ntp.org” line to /etc/systemd/timesyncd.conf
2) Upgrade systemd to 213-6
3) observe your changes to /etc/systemd/timesyncd.conf have been lost
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Sunday, 08 June 2014, 23:56 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#40741 

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