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Author: aitor_czr
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] new freedesktop "standard": /etc/machine-id

On 8/3/19 18:31, . fsmithred via Dng wrote:
> There's no /etc/machine-id in my beowulf that was an upgrade from
> refracta ascii or in the beowulf live iso that I just made with
> live-sdk.
> Refractasnapshot excludes /var/lib/dbus/machine-id and blanks
> /etc/machine-id if it's present.
> Refractainstaller excludes /var/lib/dbus/machine-id and does nothing
> with /etc/machine-id.
> Isos made with live-sdk will have /var/lib/dbus/machine-id, and it's
> the same number every boot unless we remove the file. I just added 'rm
> -f /var/lib/dbus/machine-id' to blend_finalize() and now the iso has a
> different machine-id on every boot.
> If /etc/machine-id is missing, systemd-journald will fail. If the file
> is empty, it'll get a new number. (That doesn't concern us, but
> there's code for it in refractasnapshot because people use that on
> debian with systemd.)
> fsmithred

I'm looking at the generated strapdir in my live-sdk (built on thursday)
and i've got the same result:
/etc/machine-d is missing and the other file /var/lib/dbus/machine-d is