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Re: [Libvir] [patch 3/3] Use libuuid to generate UUIDs



On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 02:28:30PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> If libuuid from e2fsprogs is available, we use that to
> generate UUIDs.

On the one hand I think its good to re-use existing libraries where
they fullfill our needs, but then we need to keep a built-in impl of
UUID generator for non-Linux systems which typically won't have a
e2fsprogs available. So rather than maintaining two separate impls 
of the UUID code, which splits the testing coverage, I'd be inclined
to just always use the builtin version. Guarenteeing consistent
algorithm / semantics for UUID generation across all platforms.

Dan.
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