|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] Re: One Generator To Rule Them All|
>------------------Original Message-----------Where are these UDF's available.
>From : "peter_jacobi.rm" <peter_jacobi@...>
>To : email@example.com
>Date : 07/09/2003 5:39:10 PM
>Subject : [firebird-support] Re: One Generator To Rule Them All
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, sugi <truesaint@c...> wrote:
>> What if we just use one generator for all table PKs in a database?
>> The obvious problem is the limit of 32bit integers, which is plenty,
>> not inexhaustible.
>The is 64 bit in Firebird. 32 bit was in ye olde times.
>Other candidates, to be accessed by UDFs for now:
>RDTSC (Pentium Timestamp Counter) 64 bit
>UUID (Universally Unique IDentifier) 128 bit,
>use char(16) character set OCTETS.
Are they usable across Windows and Linux
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