[erlang-questions] GUID

Yariv Sadan <>
Fri Oct 26 09:12:45 CEST 2007


If you're going down the os:cmd() path, why not call 'os:cmd("uuidgen")'?

Yariv

On 10/25/07, Roberto Saccon <> wrote:
> Something like this gives me the MAC address on OS X;
>
> os:cmd("ipconfig getpacket en0 | grep chaddr | awk '{print $3}'").
>
>
> On 10/25/07, Taavi Talvik <> wrote:
> >
> > On Oct 25, 2007, at 6:13 PM, Joe Armstrong wrote:
> >
> > > Does anybody have some Erlang code to generate a GUID?
> > > (or to read the MAC address of the local machine interfaces?)
> >
> > Probably machine/os specific, on freebsd you can do
> >
> > 1> os:cmd("sysctl kern.hostuuid").
> > "kern.hostuuid: B5D5342C-9142-3AA0-81C8-7391B34506DA\n"
> >
> >
> > best regards,
> > taavi
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