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Re: RFC: Don't label filesystems



On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 18:20 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> This is a somewhat crazy thought, but rather than continuing down the
> path of "what's the best label to use for a filesystem", what if we
> instead just stopped labeling them altogether?  We're going to use UUID
> for mounting anyway at which point we have our unique identifier.  And
> then we could get rid of a fair bit of really grotty code.
> 
> Other opinions?

I'm all for making things more simple.  Labels are a constant
frustration of users, especially when they migrate a drive from one
system to another.  Lets just do away with them and call it good.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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