uuid++ man page

OSSP uuidUniversally Unique Identifier (C++ API)

Version

OSSP uuid 1.6.2 (04-Jul-2008)

Description

uuid++ is the ISO-C++ language binding of the OSSP uuid C API. It provides a thin ISO-C++ class uuid wrapping the ISO-C API type uuid_t.

Application Programming Interface

The ISO-C++ Application Programming Interface (API) of OSSP uuid consists of the following components:

CONSTANTS

The constants are the same to those provided by the ISO-C API. See uuid(3) for details.

CLASSES

The following classes are provided:

uuid
This is the class corresponding to the C API type uuid_t. It is the main object.
uuid_error_t
This is the class corresponding to the C API function uuid_error. It is the object thrown as an exception in case of any errors.

METHODS

The following methods are provided:

uuid();
The standard constructor.
uuid(const uuid &_obj);
The copy constructor for uuid class.
uuid(const uuid_t *_obj);
The import constructor for C API objects.
uuid(const void *_bin);
The import constructor for binary representation.
uuid(const char *_str);
The import constructor for string representation.
~uuid();
The standard destructor for uuid class.
uuid &uuid::operator=(const uuid &_obj);
The assignment operator corresponding to the copy constructor.
uuid &uuid::operator=(const uuid_t *_obj);
The assignment operator corresponding to the import constructor for C API objects.
uuid &uuid::operator=(const void *_bin);
The assignment operator corresponding to the import constructor for binary representation.
uuid &uuid::operator=(const char *_str);
The assignment operator corresponding to the import constructor for string and single integer value representation.
uuid uuid::clone(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_clone.
void uuid::load(const char *_name);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_load.
void uuid::make(unsigned int _mode, ...);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_make.
int uuid::isnil(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_isnil.
int uuid::compare(const uuid &_obj);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_compare.
int uuid::operator==(const uuid &_obj);
The comparison operator corresponding to uuid_compare usage for equality.
int uuid::operator!=(const uuid &_obj);
The comparison operator corresponding to uuid_compare usage for inequality.
int uuid::operator<(const uuid &_obj);
The comparison operator corresponding to uuid_compare usage for less-than.
int uuid::operator<=(const uuid &_obj);
The comparison operator corresponding to uuid_compare usage for less-than-or-equal.
int uuid::operator>(const uuid &_obj);
The comparison operator corresponding to uuid_compare usage for greater-than.
int uuid::operator>=(const uuid &_obj);
The comparison operator corresponding to uuid_compare usage for greater-than-or-equal.
void uuid::import(const void *_bin);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_import for binary representation usage.
void uuid::import(const char *_str);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_import for string representation usage.
void *uuid::binary(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_export for binary representation usage.
char *uuid::string(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_export for string representation usage.
char *uuid::integer(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_export for single integer value representation usage.
char *uuid::summary(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_export for textual summary representation usage.
unsigned long uuid::version(void);
Regular method corresponding to the C API function uuid_version.
uuid_error_t()
The standard constructor for uuid_error_t class.
uuid_error_t(uuid_rc_t _code)
The standard constructor for uuid_error_t class with return code initialization.
~uuid_error_t()
The standard destructor for uuid_error_t class.
void uuid_error_t::code(uuid_rc_t _code)
Regular method for setting the return code.
uuid_rc_t uuid_error_t::code(void)
Regular method for fetching the return code.
char *uuid_error_t::string(void)
Regular method for fetching the string corresponding to the current return code.

Example

The following shows an example usage of the C++ API. Exception handling is omitted for code simplification and has to be re-added for production code.

/* generate a DCE 1.1 v1 UUID from system environment */
char *uuid_v1(void)
{
    uuid id;
    char *str;
    id.make(UUID_MAKE_V1);
    str = id.string();
    return str;
}
/* generate a DCE 1.1 v3 UUID from an URL */
char *uuid_v3(const char *url)
{
    uuid id;
    uuid id_ns;
    char *str;
    id_ns.load("ns:URL");
    id.make(UUID_MAKE_V3, &id_ns, url);
    str = id.string();
    return str;
}

See Also

uuid(3).

Info

OSSP uuid 1.6.2 04-Jul-2008 Universally Unique Identifier