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Author: Adam Borowski
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] new freedesktop "standard": /etc/machine-id
On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 11:44:49AM -0600, Jamey Fletcher wrote:
> >> Not on this Debian Buster machine. Both /var/lib/dbus/machine-id and
> >> /etc/machine-id have a date/time consistent with the initial system
> >> installation back in October. The machine has been rebooted a number of
> >> times since. I've not tried moving either and seeing what happens on
> >> the next system restart.

> I have it here on my Gentoo install - and /var/lib/dbus/machine-id is a
> symlink to it. It's basically the same length as a MD5SUM - why not just
> standardize on the MD5SUM of an empty 0-byte file (
> d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e ) and tell them to take a running leap
> from the ISS?


Let's give all that software a machine-id, and make it _consistent_!
In other words, I am Spartacus.

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