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Date:   Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:01:40 +0100
From:   Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com>
To:     Karel Zak <kzak@...hat.com>
Cc:     Andreas Bombe <aeb@...ian.org>, util-linux@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Andrius Štikonas <andrius@...konas.eu>,
        Curtis Gedak <gedakc@...il.com>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>,
        Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
Subject: Re: Linux & FAT32 label

On Wednesday 22 November 2017 12:03:52 Karel Zak wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:52:03AM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > I can prepare patches for blkid (util-linux), but I do not like idea to
> > have different algorithm how is read label in fatlabel and blkid. Both
> > tools are used by different GUI programs and it is a bad if one GUI
> > program on linux (e.g. GParted) tells you that label is A and another
> > (e.g. KDE Partition Manager) that label is B. So I rather wait for final
> > decision.
> 
> Maybe it's time to update all the GUI stuff to read LABELs and UUIDs
> (and another attributes) from udev db.

This is just one side of coin. Another is that these GUI applications
needs to set/change labels, UUIDs, ... What udev/blkid does not support.

-- 
Pali Rohár
pali.rohar@...il.com

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