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Re: "dynamic" fstab (Martin Husemann) writes:

>On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 09:39:16AM +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>> I find it stupid to put UUID into a field that is meant to be human-readable
>> just to work around an obvious defect in operating system.

>I agree - there should be a UUID= equivalent to NAME=.

Not all disk partitions have a UUID. I also do not think that
UUIDs are particularly userfriendly. If UUIDs are meant to
provide a workaround for name conflicts, I rather suggest
that such conflicts should be resolved automatically by
generating new names possibly derived from the original

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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