[fpc-devel] I get duplicate GUIDs under Linux

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu May 29 14:44:38 CEST 2008

> GUID's are supposed to be very unique! Wikipedia says something like:
> Create a billion every second for 10 years or something before you
> deplete the range.
> So what is wrong with my code or maybe the Free Pascal implementation?

I quicktested the FreeBSD implementation, verified it used the syscall, and
the first half million are no problem under either 6.3 or (the very recent)

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