On 24 April 2014 05:32, David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> wrote:
> 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.
+1 to include in core - strange to have a UUID datatype in core but no
means to generate
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