Re: [patch 1/3] efivars driver update and move

From: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson_at_hp.com>
Date: 2004-04-30 08:08:15
On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 15:19, Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 01:50:54PM -0600, Alex Williamson wrote:
> > # stat BootOrder-8be4df61-93ca-11d2-aa0d-00e098032b8c\ /
> >   File: `BootOrder-8be4df61-93ca-11d2-aa0d-00e098032b8c /'
> 
> FWIW, my Intel Tiger2-based system doesn't have the space at the end...
> 
> >         *(short_name + strlen(short_name)) = '-';
> >         efi_guid_unparse(vendor_guid, short_name + strlen(short_name));
> >         *(short_name + strlen(short_name)) = ' ';
> 
> even though looking at this I would have expected it to...

   Yeah, I'm not sure how you couldn't have a space at the end...

> 
> Can you remove that last line and see what it does?  Best as I can
> tell, it isn't necessary or desired.

   Yes, removing that last line above gets rid of the space, everything
looks right, and efibootmgr doesn't complain.  I'd attach a patch but
I'm curious if Matt T. had some reason for adding it.

	Alex

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Alex Williamson                             HP Linux & Open Source Lab

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