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Re: BUG #4274: uuid returns duplicate values

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Harald Armin Massa" <haraldarminmassa(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #4274: uuid returns duplicate values
Date: 2008-08-24 16:05:52
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"Harald Armin Massa" <haraldarminmassa(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> I wouldn't trust "old fashioned uuids" anymore.

> BTW: Windows has an integrated GUID creator. Used for a lot of things.
> Used in all windows installations. THAT one should be fairly robust,
> shouldn't it?

[ you just made me spill coffee all over my keyboard... ]  It's never
a good idea to use "Windows" and "robust" in the same sentence.

Try googling for "windows duplicate guids" and similar phrases.
I get 226000 hits on that one.

			regards, tom lane

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