7-STABLE: mergemaster tzsetup question
david at catwhisker.org
Sat Dec 3 16:31:22 UTC 2011
On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 03:24:54PM +0000, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> Every time I run mergemaster(8) on 7.4-STABLE, I'm now presented
> *** There is no /var/db/zoneinfo file to update /etc/localtime.
> You should run tzsetup
> Running tzsetup(8) does however not create /var/db/zoneinfo, so
> mergemaster will prompt the next time, too. I guess I can just
> ignore it, but it seems weird that mergemaster would keep nagging
> about this.
> Where is /var/db/zoneinfo supposed to come from?
It's a path, relative to /usr/share/zoneinfo, for the source of the file
that was copied to /etc/localtime.
Thus, in my case, it reads:
on my laptop. For machines that run UTC, it's not needed.
David H. Wolfskill david at catwhisker.org
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