On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 08:27:52PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote: > David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> writes: > > Is there any good reason not to roll native UUID generation into > > our standard distribution? > > It's already there (as of 9.4) in pg_crypto.
Sorry I wasn't clear enough. Since contrib/pgcrypto is a module that might well not be installed, people can't just build software for PostgreSQL and have UUIDs available, certainly not in the sense that, for example, BIGSERIAL is. Cheers, David. -- David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> http://fetter.org/ Phone: +1 415 235 3778 AIM: dfetter666 Yahoo!: dfetter Skype: davidfetter XMPP: david.fet...@gmail.com iCal: webcal://www.tripit.com/feed/ical/people/david74/tripit.ics Remember to vote! Consider donating to Postgres: http://www.postgresql.org/about/donate -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers