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Moving of stored data
At present cloud-init stores data in /var/lib/cloud. For systems with
transactional-updates, i.e. opensuse-microos and other incarnations this
location becomes read-only.
Would it be OK to send a PR that moves the data to /var/cache/cloud ?
I'd prefer a wholesale move of the data over various if conditions and
checks whether or not /var/lib is writable. Also we'd know that as of
version X of cloud-init the data has been moved.
Basic idea is
if no os.exists('/var/cache/cloud'):
Do the above early enough in the process such that for all other
locations in the code that access the data the change in location is
Robert Schweikert MAY THE SOURCE BE WITH YOU
Distinguished Engineer LINUX
Technical Team Lead Public Cloud
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