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Re: [PATCH 2/4] luks2: strip dashes off of the UUID

From: Daniel Kiper
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] luks2: strip dashes off of the UUID
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:30:00 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Sat, May 30, 2020 at 02:25:11PM +0200, Patrick Steinhardt wrote:
> The UUID header for LUKS2 uses a format with dashes, same as for
> LUKS(1). But while we strip these dashes for the latter, we don't for
> the former. This isn't wrong per se, but it's definitely inconsistent
> for users as they need to use the dashed format for LUKS2 and the
> non-dashed format for LUKS when e.g. calling `cryptomount -u $UUID`.
> Fix this inconsistency by stripping dashes off of the LUKS2 UUID.
> Signed-off-by: Patrick Steinhardt <>

Reviewed-by: Daniel Kiper <>


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