Platform-independent GUID creation?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Dec 21 17:28:20 CET 2001

Aahz Maruch wrote:
> The problem is that the DCE/OSF GUID standard specifies using the MAC
> address of the network card as part of a GUID.  There isn't a portable
> way to get that, unfortunately.

or luckily, if you look at it from a security/privacy perspective.


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