uuid - DCE compatible Universally Unique Identifier library


   #include <uuid.h>


   The  UUID  library  is  used to generate unique identifiers for objects
   that may be accessible beyond the local system.  This library generates
   UUIDs  compatible  with  those  created by the Open Software Foundation
   (OSF) Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) utility uuidgen.

   The UUIDs generated by this library can be reasonably  expected  to  be
   unique  within  a system, and unique across all systems.  They could be
   used, for instance, to generate unique HTTP cookies across multiple web
   servers  without communication between the servers, and without fear of
   a name clash.


   OSF DCE 1.1


   Theodore Y. Ts'o


   libuuid is part of the util-linux package since version 2.15.1  and  is
   available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


   uuid_clear(3),    uuid_compare(3),    uuid_copy(3),   uuid_generate(3),
   uuid_is_null(3), uuid_parse(3), uuid_time(3), uuid_unparse(3)


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