On Aug 05, Bill Allombert <ballo...@debian.org> wrote:

> Each Debian popularity-contest submitter is supposed to have
> a different random 128bit popcon ID.
> However, the popularity-constest server <https://popcon.debian.org>
> receives a lot of submissions with identical popcon ID, which cause them
> to be treated as a single submission.

> I am not quite sure what it is the reason for this problem.
> Maybe people use prebuild system images with a pregenerated
> /etc/popularity-contest.conf file (instead of being generated
> by popcon postinst).
Probably yes.

> I am not sure what to do about this.
Change popularity-contest by transmissing the hostid after it has been
hashed with the content of /etc/machine-id.


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