Hi Petter, On Sun, 08 Apr 2018 16:13:58 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: > [Jean Delvare] > > RFC 4122 asks for letters a-f in UUID to be lowercase. Follow this > > recommendation. > > Sound like a good idea to follow the UUID RFC. But this will be a user > visible change, possibly breaking applications doing string compare of > UUIDs.
Correct. But the same RFC mandates that reading UUIDs should be done case-insensitively. > How can the users be warned about this change? This is certainly worth a visible mention in the NEWS file and the announcement of the next version of dmidecode. -- Jean Delvare SUSE L3 Support _______________________________________________ https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/dmidecode-devel