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UUIDs are 128 bit numbers which are intended to have a high likelihood of uniqueness over space and time and are computationally difficult to guess. They are globally unique identifiers which can be locally generated without contacting a global registration authority. UUIDs are intended as unique identifiers for both mass tagging objects with an extremely short lifetime and to reliably identifying very persistent objects across a network.
OSSP::uuid provides two Perl APIs:
The OO-style API is a wrapper around the C-style API and intended for high-level and regular programming.
The C-style API is a direct mapping of the OSSP uuid ISO-C API to Perl and is intended for low-level programming.
The Debian package provides also Data::UUID interface so OSSP::uuid can be used as free replacement for non-DFSG Perl module.
uuid_compat(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentationuuid_compat(3pm) NAME Data::UUID - OSSP uuid Backward Compatibility Perl Binding DESCRIPTION Data::UUID is the OSSP uuid backward compatibility Perl binding to the API of the original Data::UUID module. It allows other Data::UUID based Perl modules to run with OSSP::uuid without changes. SEE ALSO OSS more»
uuid(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation uuid(3pm) NAME OSSP::uuid - OSSP uuid Perl Binding DESCRIPTION OSSP uuid is a ISO-C:1999 application programming interface (API) and corresponding command line interface (CLI) for the generation of DCE 1.1, ISO/IEC 11578:1996 and RFC 4122 compliant Universally Unique Identifier (UUID). It supports more»
ossp-uuid (1.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. (Closes: #452780) * Remove Fix-compatibility-with-Data-UUID.patch (fixed upstream) * Refresh Change-library-name.patch * Delete uuid-config.1 in clean target because it's a generated file. * Fix the invocation of the php test to work with PHP version 5.3. (Closes: #569456) * Change section of php5-uuid from interpre more»
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