Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.8.2-pre6
Fix Version/s: None
Environment:Java 8 x64 update 25
Windows 7 x64
This issue might be similar to
When you use e.g. /setblock ~ ~ ~ lever 9
the command will create a powered lever facing east right where you're standing.
But it doesn't power redstone that is near to / on the block where the lever is on.
I posted an Image of it.