Subject: Re: kern/23470 -- UUID support from FreeBSD
To: Giles Lean , Ty Sarna <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/24/2004 11:44:11
On Friday 23 January 2004 23:15, Giles Lean wrote:

> I'd like to see uuidgen(1): both FreeBSD and Linux have it.
> Unfortunately, they have different options.  The Linux manual
> page says that their implementation conforms to OSF DCE 1.1,
> but I don't know if they mean the command or just the output
> format.

I haven't checked the output format, but as far as the command
line is concerned only the FreeBSD -n and -o options resemble
DCE.  Note that DCE 1.1 is a tad bit old; I'm comparing against
DCE 1.2.

- Klaus