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Re: Grub get and set efi variables

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Grub get and set efi variables
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 16:00:57 +0300

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Ignat Korchagin <address@hidden> wrote:
> Let's add utf16 later then (if needed). I also noticed a typo in one
> error string in my above patch (it was checking that command receives
> one argument, but prints that two arguments expected), so here is the
> updated one.

It is much more difficult to remove anything than to add it later.
Unless we have use case right now, I'd skip it.

> So, finally, should I remove the "raw" parser (as per Vladimir's
> request). Personally, I would keep it. It might be useful to modify
> the hexdump command, that it can dump the contents of a variable. Then
> those pieces will fit together: storing raw value in the variable and
> examining it with hexdump cmd.

hexdump does not support showing variable if that is what you mean. By
the same logic, unless we have current use case we probably should not
add it initially.

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