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Subject: Re: [boost] [uuid] Platform-specific UUID generator (was Re: Issue9407: please merge fix)
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-18 10:19:03

Andrey Semashev wrote:

> Interestingly, it also mentions UuidCreate of which I didn't know before.

Based on its description in the documentation, I strongly suspect that
UuidCreate just calls CryptGenRandom to create a 128 bit random number, then
sets the UUID type appropriately. Which is, as I argued, what we need to do
as well.

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