Question about the D-Bus uuid

sumeet.pawnikar at sumeet.pawnikar at
Wed Jul 23 00:01:56 PDT 2008

The d-bus uuid is generated only once while running.
But every cold-boot it has new values. 

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From: dbus-bounces at [mailto:dbus-bounces at] On Behalf Of Thiago Macieira
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:53 AM
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Subject: Re: Question about the D-Bus uuid

Soh Kam Yung wrote:
>I'm doing some work on an embedded linux-based system running d-bus.
>Only apps running in the system can access d-bus (session and system 
>In such an environment, should the d-bus uuid be:
>1) generated only once (during initial production) and stored  
>permanently, or
> 2) re-generated on each cold-boot

#1 is ok, as long as it's different per device. Otherwise, it should be generated at boot.

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