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From:Dan Nelson Date:October 4 2002 10:48pm
Subject:Re: Linux GUIDs
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In the last episode (Oct 04), Arthur Fuller said:
> Does MySQL support GUIDs? Is there any code around that is equivalent
> to the built-in M$-SQL function NewID(), which returns a GUID?

Providing GUIDs is usually the job of the OS, and there really isn't
much of a standard for it yet.  One solution would be to write a UDF
that either calls a native uuidgen() function, or shells out and runs
uuidgen/makeuuid, and returns the result.

	Dan Nelson
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