uuid-ossp

A contrib module providing functions to generate UUIDs

uuid-ossp is a contrib module providing functions to generate UUIDs using one of several standard algorithms. It supports the BSD and e2fsprogs UUID libraries (PostgreSQL 9.4 and later) as well as the OSSP UUID library.

uuid-ossp was added in PostgreSQL 8.3 (commit 74496bc2).

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Categories

Contrib module, Data type

See also

gen_random_uuid(), pgcrypto