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.

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