uuid - ActiveState ActiveGo 1.8

Package uuid

import "github.com/influxdata/influxdb/uuid"

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Package uuid provides functions to create time-based UUIDs.

type UUID

UUID - unique identifier type representing a 128 bit number

type UUID [16]byte

func FromTime

func FromTime(aTime time.Time) UUID

FromTime generates a new time based UUID (version 1) as described in RFC 4122. This UUID contains the MAC address of the node that generated the UUID, the given timestamp and a sequence number.

func TimeUUID

func TimeUUID() UUID

TimeUUID generates a new time based UUID (version 1) using the current time as the timestamp.

func (UUID) String

func (u UUID) String() string

String returns the UUID in it's canonical form, a 32 digit hexadecimal number in the form of xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx.