Package Details: uefivars-git r1.1f22f91-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/uefivars-git.git (read-only)
Package Base: uefivars-git
Description: A tool to populate UEFI Runtime Variables. Requires the kernel module efivars to be loaded.
Upstream URL: https://github.com/fpmurphy/Various/tree/master/uefivars-2.0
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: anatolik
Last Packager: anatolik
Votes: 5
Popularity: 0.028900
First Submitted: 2010-06-02 07:00
Last Updated: 2015-06-17 15:54

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anatolik commented on 2013-09-18 14:12

The project is updated to github repo

ridikulusrat commented on 2013-09-18 05:50

@anatolik: sysfs-efivars (efivars kernel module, /sys/firmware/efi/vars) has been completely disabled in core/linux-3.11 . Please use https://github.com/fpmurphy/Various/tree/master/uefivars-2.0 .

ridikulusrat commented on 2013-09-09 07:10

Please use https://github.com/fpmurphy/Various/tree/master/uefivars-2.0 as the sourceforge git repo seems to be unmaintained

Inxsible commented on 2013-06-20 17:49

package disowned. Please adopt and have at it.

ridikulusrat commented on 2013-06-20 17:24

Well uefivars at-one-go lists all possible things about the variables it can parse, but efivar is a more generic utility where you can make it show all info of a particular variable, one at a time. More info about uefivars is at http://blog.fpmurphy.com/2010/01/accessing-uefi-global-variables-from-user-space-in-fedora-12.html . If you want the kind of data parsing and display uefivars gives, then i suggest sticking to it. If not, change over to efivar-git.

anatolik commented on 2013-06-20 16:55

Could you please check it for sure http://sourceforge.net/p/uefivars/code/ci/master/tree/src/uefivars/uefivars.c

If efivar does it plus more then I vote for merging uefivars-git into efivar-git (+ updating Arch wiki)

ridikulusrat commented on 2013-06-20 16:43

AFAIK the only thing uefivars ever does is it lists all the uefi variables in the system (something similar to "ls -1 /sys/firmware/efi/vars"). efivar-git also supports listing the contents of an individual variable.

anatolik commented on 2013-06-20 16:40

If efivar-git covers all feature of uefivars-git then this package should be removed and WikiArch should be updated to efivar-git.

Otherwise I would like to fix the package so people would keep using it.

ridikulusrat commented on 2013-06-20 16:23

I suggest using https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/efivar-git/ (efivar -l) over uefivars-git as the former support listing from both /sys/firmware/efi/efivars (efivarfs) and /sys/firmware/efi/vars , and it also provides option to display data of a particular variable (efivar -p <guid-name>).

anatolik commented on 2013-06-01 13:48

Here is fixed PKGBUILD http://pastie.org/7993115

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