Provides access to the OSSP UUID Library. This document does not supplant the OSSP UUID Library documentation.
The OSSP UUID Library is not included in this distribution. The library source is available at the above URL. See the Issues section below for more information.
DCE 1.1 variant UUID of version 1
DCE 1.1 variant UUID of version 1 with random MAC address
DCE 1.1 variant UUID of version 3
DCE 1.1 variant UUID of version 4
DCE 1.1 variant UUID of version 5
Is UUID a uuid?
Is UUID the "nil" uuid?
Are UUID1 and UUID2 equal?
Are UUID1 and UUID2 not equal?
Does UUID1 order below UUID2?
Does UUID1 order above UUID2?
Does UUID1 order below or the same as UUID2?
Does UUID1 order above or the same as UUID2?
Returns a copy of the UUID.
Returns a uuid for the NAMESPACE.
Returns a uuid VARIANT, or the nil uuid when missing. The NAMESPACE and NAME are required for V3 and V5.
Returns a uuid from the external STRING representation.
Returns a uuid from the external BINARY-STRING representation.
Returns the external string representation of UUID.
Returns the external binary-string representation of UUID.
Returns the external text representation of UUID.
Returns OSSP UUID Library version as an unsigned-long.
Errors generated by the OSSP UUID Library are signalled using a condition of
(exn uuid) , with properties
message, the error message, and
code, the error code.
Argument errors are signalled using
Requires at least release 1.3.0 of the OSSP UUID Library.
The use of the "uuid" prefix/name by the OSSP UUID Library is problematic. A generic name often with an existing meaning.
Reed Sheridan has pointed out that the Debian system renames the library, as an existing library of the same name already exists. For example,
Without the use of a build system which can deal with platform specific conditions installation of this egg might require manual intervention. The file "uuid-ossp-fix.c" has the references to the include file.
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