Re: [PATCH] Revert "firmware: dmi_scan: Use lowercase letters for UUID"

From: Peter Korsgaard
Date: Tue Dec 11 2018 - 07:06:19 EST

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Korsgaard <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Hi Jean,

>> Look, you can imagine that I was perfectly aware of what I was doing
>> when I made that change, and that I pondered the decision carefully at
>> that time. And my decision was that the change should be made. As far
>> as I'm concerned, this ship has sailed already, sorry.

> Sorry, what is the perceived risk of reverting this change? Just the
> minor inconsistency between the dmidecode and sysfs output? As stated
> above, the RFC requires conforming parsers to handle upper case as well.

I would appreciate if you could explain what risk you see from reverting
this change?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard