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 -- Simon Riggs http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers