[fpc-pascal] CreateGUID() [was Re: GUID code]

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat May 21 13:24:33 CEST 2005

listmember wrote:

> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> It's in SubVersion. 2 demo units are in packages/extra/uuid, with
>> testprograms.
> http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpc/trunk/packages/extra/uuid/
> It looks OK to me, except that it may be a little more optimized
> for speed since GUIDs are CPU-expensive to begin with.
> A couple of questions, wrt FPC v2.x:
> -- Is Int64 supported in all platforms?


> -- Is there a Int128 or something like it?
>    When Windows was 32bit, Delphi had Int64; it's only natural
>    that now we should have Int128 :-)

Well, not at all. Int64 has it's purposes for e.g. file size. But tell
me applications where you need an Int128?

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