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Date:	Wed, 09 Jan 2008 10:45:01 -0600
From:	Eric Sandeen <>
To:	Theodore Tso <>,
	ext4 development <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix up uuidd man page

Eric Sandeen wrote:
> uuidd(8) man page had a typo, and a couple of stale defaults
> documented.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>
> ---
> Index: e2fsprogs-1.40.4/misc/
> ===================================================================
> --- e2fsprogs-1.40.4.orig/misc/
> +++ e2fsprogs-1.40.4/misc/
> @@ -64,11 +64,11 @@ UUID's.
>  .TP
>  .BI \-p  " pidfile"
>  Specify the pathname where the pid file should be written.  By default,
> -the pid file is written to /var/run/
> +the pid file is written to /var/lib/libuuid/

Actually, hang on.  Why is this in /var/lib, not /var/run?

I can see keeping state files in /var/lib so they're persistent across
boots, but the pidfile?

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