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Re: Proposal/RFC: new metadata-specific UUID for V5 supers

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Proposal/RFC: new metadata-specific UUID for V5 supers
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:06:46 -0500
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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In-reply-to: <20150428012003.GS15810@dastard>
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On 4/27/15 8:20 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:

> I think that labels are a far better way of dealing with this
> problem. Get rid of the UUID mount checking (and hence the nouuid
> mount option), and tell people to use by-label instead of by-uuid to
> identify their filesystems when doing clones and snapshots. Labels
> make it much easier for humans to identify the filesystem than
> UUIDs...

I suppose so.  Withdrawn.  ;)

-Eric

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