[ILUG] Generate a GUID
fergal.moran at wasptech.com
Thu Sep 6 17:15:28 IST 2001
>> From: Fergal Moran [mailto:fergal.moran at wasptech.com]
>> How do I get a globally unique identifier in C/C++?
> From: McGahon, Dermot [mailto:Dermot.McGahon at avocent.com]
> <snip c++ code for LOCALLY unique identifier>
> Is that what you mean or something else?
Not really - I want a GLOBALLY unique identifier - ie. an ID that I know no other machine in the world will ever have - windows uses them extensively - producing them using the unique id of your NIC and the timestamp - I need a linux equivalent.
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