[erlang-questions] GUID

Matthias Lang <>
Fri Oct 26 13:19:16 CEST 2007


Joe Armstrong writes:
 > Does anybody have some Erlang code to generate a GUID?
 > (or to read the MAC address of the local machine interfaces?)

>From some old code:

%%% There are some undocumented (but useful!) functions in inet:
%%%
%%%    inet:getif() returns all the IP addresses
%%%    inet:getiflist() returns all the network devices
%%%    inet:ifget("eth0", [hwaddr, addr]) returns the MAC and IP addrs

Matthias




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