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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH]: xl: use libuuid to generate random UUID's

On Thu, 5 Aug 2010, Vincent Hanquez wrote:
> On 05/08/10 11:13, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > I want to mention that Linux and NetBSD's uuid are different.
> >    
> That's one of the reason the uuid type as been just an array of bytes 
> (up to this patch).
> My reasoning was that anyone can use any libraries they want at the 
> application-that-use-libxl level, and just need to feed the array of 
> bytes with whatever has generated an uuid, be it a poor quality version 
> or a good one.
I think it would be nice to provide a simple function in libxl that does
that for you, especially if we consider that it is easy to get it wrong.

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