RE: [PATCH 0/2] make all stored entries accessible.

From: Luck, Tony
Date: Wed Oct 30 2013 - 20:25:39 EST

> So, do you mean efivars should fix to use the "id" in a proper way?

It would avoid the need for all these tests, and additions to the filename to guarantee

Not sure what options efivars has to create a unique, persistent "id" for each
record. It's a fundamental part of how ERST works (though the unique ID is just
based around a timestamp).

> I acked Madper's patch 2/2 earlier today, but when I look at your test result, I'm not sure if
> it is reasonable for users to make multiple numbers visible to the file name.
>> -r--r--r-- 1 root root 17499 Oct 30 13:41 dmesg-erst-5940651313304961029--2129078373-1383165669

after I added the "count = 0" initialization the filename gets a tiny bit less

-r--r--r-- 1 root root 17499 Oct 30 13:41 dmesg-erst-5940651313304961029-0-1383165669

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