[ANNOUNCE] D-Bus 1.0 RC 2 (0.94) released

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Tue Oct 17 16:42:43 PDT 2006

Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Havoc Pennington wrote:
>> I think if we go to /var, most livecd setups will already exclude stuff
>> in there from the image.
>> However, this does give up any chance of saving the uuid across reboots.
> Why not? I don't see how you equate /var to "lose after reboot". There is 
> a lot of data in /var/lib and /var/spool that isn't deleted.
> In fact, even /var/tmp isn't supposed to be deleted right after a reboot. 
> We can just save it in /var/lib/dbus-1/machine-id.

I guess I'm thinking livecd sort of images usually delete /var or at 
least don't put it in the root on the CD (since it has sockets and 
things in there)

If we go with /var/lib and it doesn't get deleted on a normal system, 
all the better.


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