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uuid-lib

OSF DCE 1.1 UUID

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Wrapper for uuid/uuid.h procedures on MacOS X, and Linux.

Predicates

uuid?

(uuid? UUID) => boolean procedure

Is UUID a uuid?

uuid-null?

(uuid-null? UUID) => boolean procedure

Is UUID the null uuid?

uuid-compare

(uuid-compare UUID1 UUID2) => integer procedure

Returns -1, 0. or 1 for the comaprison of UUID1 and UUID2.

uuid=?

(uuid=? UUID1 UUID2) => boolean procedure

Are UUID1 and UUID2 equal?

uuid<?

(uuid<? UUID1 UUID2) => boolean procedure

Does UUID1 order below UUID2?

uuid>?

(uuid>? UUID1 UUID2) => boolean procedure

Does UUID1 order above UUID2?

uuid<=?

(uuid<=? UUID1 UUID2) => boolean procedure

Does UUID1 order below or the same as UUID2?

uuid>=?

(uuid>=? UUID1 UUID2) => boolean procedure

Does UUID1 order above or the same as UUID2?

Operations

uuid-clear!

(uuid-clear! UUID) => uuid procedure

Returns the UUID set to the null-uuid.

uuid-copy

(uuid-copy UUID) => uuid procedure

Returns a copy of the UUID.

make-uuid

(make-uuid [VARIANT]) => uuid procedure

Returns a new uuid.

VARIANT is:

'V1 or 'time
DCE Version 1 (MAC address) algorithm.
'V4 or 'random
DCE Version 4 (random) algorithm.
#f
The null-uuid. The default.

An invalid MODE is an error condtion.

string->uuid

(string->uuid UUID-STRING) => uuid procedure

Returns a new uuid from the external string representation UUID-STRING.

uuid->string

(uuid->string UUID) => string procedure

Returns the external string representation of UUID.

uuid-generate

(uuid-generate [METHOD]) => uuid procedure

Returns a new uuid.

METHOD is:

'random
DCE Version 4 (random) algorithm.
'time
DCE Version 1 (MAC address) algorithm.
#f
DCE V4 if a high-quality random device available, otherwise DCE V1. The default.

An invalid METHOD is an error condtion.

uuid-parse

(uuid-parse UUID-TEXT) => uuid procedure

Returns a new uuid from the external string representation UUID-TEXT.

uuid-unparse

(uuid-unparse UUID [CASE]) => string procedure

Returns the external string representation of UUID.

CASE is #f (the system dependent local default), 'upper, or 'lower. Default is #f.

An invalid CASE is an error condtion.

Usage

(require-extension uuid-lib)

Notes

Author

Kon Lovett

Version history

1.4.1
Explicit libuuid for linux.
1.4.0
Added make-uuid, string->uuid, uuid->string. Dropped use of "uuid-lib-c-api.scm" since undocumented. Deprecated uuid<>?.
1.3.0
Exposed uuid-compare.
1.2
Hello.

License

Copyright (C) 2010 Kon Lovett. All rights reserved.

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