Overview of libuuid

  1. Provides programmatic interfaces for the creation of unique identifiers (UUIDs).
  2. https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/


Running the util-linux
  1. module load york libuuid
  2. CPATH and LD_LIBRARY_PATH should be set up for compilation and linking.
  3. Include uuid.h in C/C++ code.
  4. Use -luuid to link an application with the UUID library.


Licensing and Systems that have util-linux
  1. GPLv2
  2. Many places are likely to have libuuid installed


Further Information
  1. Compiled with gcc/4.7.1