UUIDgenerate {uuid}R Documentation

Generate UUID

Description

UUIDgenerate generates a new Universally Unique Identifier. It can be either time-based or random.

Usage

UUIDgenerate(use.time = NA)

Arguments

use.time

logical, if TRUE then time-based UUID is generated, if FALSE then a random UUID is generated, if NA then random one is generated if a sufficiently reliable source of random numbers can be found, otehrwise a time-based UUID is generated.

Value

String, UUID in lowercase form.

Author(s)

Simon Urbanek, based on libuuid by Theodore Ts'o.

Examples

UUIDgenerate()
UUIDgenerate(TRUE)
UUIDgenerate(FALSE)

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