[fpc-devel] I get duplicate GUIDs under Linux

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Thu May 29 14:51:16 CEST 2008

2008/5/29 Vincent Snijders <vsnijders at quicknet.nl>:
> See also:
> http://forum.soft32.com/linux/PATCH-Time-based-RFC-4122-UUID-generator-ftopict467475.html
> random/uuid doesn't seem to support reading lot's of UUID is a short period.

Unfortunately I'm on kernel 2.6.22 and that patch is only for 2.6.25. :-(

Could FPC under Linux maybe default to using 'libuuid' instead, until
the '../random/uuid' issue is resolved some time in the future
That way CreateGUID() will at least be usable now (under Linux).

 - Graeme -

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