Manual Reference Pages  - UUID_PARSE (3)

NAME

uuid_parse - convert an input UUID string into binary representation

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Value
Author
Availability

SYNOPSIS


#include <uuid/uuid.h> 

int uuid_parse( char *in, uuid_t uu);

DESCRIPTION

The uuid_parse function converts the UUID string given by in into the binary representation. The input UUID is a string of the form 1b4e28ba-2fa1-11d2-883f-b9a761bde3fb (in printf(3) format "%08x-%04x-%04x-%04x-%012x", 36 bytes plus the trailing ’\0’).

RETURN VALUE

Upon successfully parsing the input string, 0 is returned, and the UUID is stored in the location pointed to by uu, otherwise -1 is returned.

CONFORMING TO

OSF DCE 1.1

AUTHOR

Theodore Y. Ts’o

AVAILABILITY

http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/

SEE ALSO

uuid(3), uuid_clear(3), uuid_compare(3), uuid_copy(3), uuid_generate(3), uuid_is_null(3), uuid_time(3), uuid_unparse(3)


E2fsprogs version 1.39 UUID_PARSE (3) May 2006
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