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NAME ^

UUID - Perl extension for using UUID interfaces as defined in e2fsprogs.

SYNOPSIS ^

  use UUID;

  UUID::generate($uuid);             # generates a 128 bit uuid
  UUID::unparse($uuid, $string);     # change $uuid to 36 byte string

  $rc = UUID::parse($string, $uuid); # map string to UUID, return -1 on error

  $string = UUID::uuid();            # generate new UUID, return string only

DESCRIPTION ^

With these 4 routines UUID's can easily be generated and parsed/un-parsed.

Exports

The following functions are exported only by request.

    generate
    unparse
    parse
    uuid

All the functions may be imported using the ":all" tag.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is Copyright (c) 2014 by Rick Myers.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The Artistic License 2.0 (GPL Compatible)

Details of this license can be found within the 'License' text file.

AUTHOR ^

Current maintainer:

  Rick Myers <jrm@cpan.org>.

Authors and/or previous maintainers:

  Joseph N. Hall <joseph.nathan.hall@gmail.com>

  Colin Faber <cfaber@clusterfs.com>

  Peter J. Braam <braam@mountainviewdata.com>

  Lukas Zapletal <lzap@cpan.org>

SEE ALSO ^

perl(1).

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