NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | CONFORMING TO | AUTHOR | AVAILABILITY | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

UUID_PARSE(3)                    Libuuid API                   UUID_PARSE(3)

NAME         top

       uuid_parse - convert an input UUID string into binary representation

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <uuid.h>

       int uuid_parse( char *in, uuid_t uu);

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       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         top

       OSF DCE 1.1

AUTHOR         top

       Theodore Y. Ts'o

AVAILABILITY         top

       libuuid is part of the util-linux package since version 2.15.1 and is
       available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the util-linux (a random collection of Linux
       utilities) project.  Information about the project can be found at 
       ⟨https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/⟩.  If you have a
       bug report for this manual page, send it to
       util-linux@vger.kernel.org.  This page was obtained from the
       project's upstream Git repository
       ⟨git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git⟩ on
       2017-11-25.  (At that time, the date of the most recent commit that
       was found in the repository was 2017-11-23.)  If you discover any
       rendering problems in this HTML version of the page, or you believe
       there is a better or more up-to-date source for the page, or you have
       corrections or improvements to the information in this COLOPHON
       (which is not part of the original manual page), send a mail to
       man-pages@man7.org

util-linux                        May 2009                     UUID_PARSE(3)

Pages that refer to this page: uuid(3)uuid_clear(3)uuid_compare(3)uuid_copy(3)uuid_generate(3)uuid_is_null(3)uuid_time(3)uuid_unparse(3)