Re: [ANNOUNCE] util-linux v2.22-rc1

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On 2012-07-27, at 0:37, Karel Zak <kzak@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The util-linux release v2.22-rc1 is available at
> 
>   ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/v2.22/
> 
> Feedback and bug reports, as always, are welcomed.
> 
>    Karel
> 
> 
> Util-linux 2.22 Release Notes
> ============================
> 
> Release highlights
> ------------------
> 
> mount(8), umount(8), swapon(8), blkid(8) and findmnt(8):
>  - supports PARTUUID= and PARTLABEL= tags to specify block devices by partition
>    UUID or LABEL (for example for UEFI GPT). These tags are filesystem
>    independent and provide persistent configuration (your /etc/fstab setting 
>    will not be affected by mkfs/mkswap changes).

Do we really need separate names for partition labels vs. filesystem labels?  We already have partition UUIDs with LVM and MD RAID, so why add separate names for them?

They are supposed to be unique already, so mount should be able to find the same partition regardless of whether the source is a partition UUID/LABEL vs. a filesystem label?  It just makes things more confusing for users, IMHO. 

Cheers, Andreas--
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