On Mon, 2018-04-16 at 14:41 -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 2:27 PM, Vishal Verma <vishal.l.ve...@intel.com>
> wrote:
> > For boot support efibootmgr needs to be able to lookup up the raw
> > namespace uuid to match the device-path that EFI emits. By default
> > 'ndctl list' displays the uuid that is present in the address
> > abstraction info-block. Add a "raw_uuid" so that tooling can
> > correlate the default uuid with the base uuid for the namespace.
> > 
> > Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.willi...@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Vishal Verma <vishal.l.ve...@intel.com>
> > ---
> >  util/json.c | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  1 file changed, 23 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/util/json.c b/util/json.c
> > index 8d65525..efad8f7 100644
> > --- a/util/json.c
> > +++ b/util/json.c
> > @@ -650,6 +650,17 @@ static struct json_object
> > *util_dax_badblocks_to_json(struct ndctl_dax *dax,
> >                         bb_count, flags);
> >  }
> > 
> > +static struct json_object *util_raw_uuid(struct ndctl_namespace *ndns)
> > +{
> > +       struct json_object *jobj;
> > +       uuid_t raw_uuid;
> > +       char buf[40];
> > +
> > +       ndctl_namespace_get_uuid(ndns, raw_uuid);
> > +       uuid_unparse(raw_uuid, buf);
> > +       return json_object_new_string(buf);
> > +}
> > +
> 
> I don't mind this new helper, but it seems out of place given all the
> other uuid-to-json-string conversions are open-coded in
> util_namespace_to_json(). Let's just open-code like all the rest, and
> maybe follow on with a global cleanup to use a helper in a later
> patch. However, I'm not sure it will be worth it / a net code
> reduction.

Sure - the others were calling ndctl_{btt,pfn,dax}_get_uuid, where as with
this, all the instances call ndctl namespace_get_uuid hence I factored it
out as a function, but I'm happy to open code it in the three sites.
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