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Re: [patch] search for partition using GPT GUID

From: Michal Suchanek
Subject: Re: [patch] search for partition using GPT GUID
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 13:32:15 +0100

2010/2/20 Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko <address@hidden>:
> address@hidden wrote:
>> What about this patch? It is possible to integrate it, at least in the 
>> experimental branch?
> I asked you for at least a usecase when it makes a difference but till
> now I've read only about theoretical advantages.

It has been explained that using the NTFS UUID is about equivalent of
using the volume label. If it is sufficient why are we using UUIDs at
all? We can use the much more readable labels everywhere and get rid
of those long and impractical UUIDs completely.



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