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SubjectRe: lease.openlogging.org is unreachable
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On 2004-12-26, at 21:37, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Sul, 2004-12-26 at 18:18, Larry McVoy wrote:
>> The other answer, which I'm happy to consider, is to come up with a
>> unique
>> id on a per host basis and use that for the leases. That's not a fun
>> task,
>> does anyone have code (BSD license please) which does that?
>
> libuuid does that on straight statistical probability - what properties
> do you want your id to have ?
>

Simply storing the first hostname used in a dot file for subsequent
reuse on client side,
would be even easier I guess. That would be basically the same strategy
as used by
ssh with regard to host keys. It wouldn't even perhaps make protocol
changes necessary.
But still not a perfect solution... (Remember the times you have delete
something from
.ssh/known_hosts).

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