[fpc-devel] I get duplicate GUIDs under Linux

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Thu May 29 13:46:50 CEST 2008

2008/5/29 Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>:
> The default implementation on Linux uses a random() call to generate a
> guid, combined with a timestamp, if I recall correctly.
> You can use the kernel mechanism by inluding libuuid in your uses clause.
> That should ensure uniqueness.

Yup, that works fine, but like Marco said... The underlying problem
still persists.
Thanks for the workaround though.

 - Graeme -

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