Question about the D-Bus uuid

Soh Kam Yung sohkamyung at
Wed Jul 23 23:22:13 PDT 2008

Thanks for the replies.  They should help me to decide when to
generate the D-Bus UUID in my embedded system.


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:27 PM,  <sumeet.pawnikar at> wrote:
> Yep, the value should be permanent for the period of execution.
> If possible, restart the D-Bus seervice and check it again.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dbus-bounces at [mailto:dbus-bounces at] On Behalf Of Thiago Macieira
> Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 12:47 PM
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> Subject: Re: Question about the D-Bus uuid
> sumeet.pawnikar at wrote:
>>The d-bus uuid is generated only once while running.
>>But every cold-boot it has new values.
> That's expected. It's a random value but should be permanent for the duration of the execution of any D-Bus daemon in the device.
> In the interest of privacy, I'd suggest generating it at every boot.
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