uuid_parse

UUID_PARSE(3)                     Libuuid API                    UUID_PARSE(3)

NAME
       uuid_parse - convert an input UUID string into binary representation

SYNOPSIS
       #include <uuid.h>

       int uuid_parse( char *in, uuid_t uu);

DESCRIPTION
       The  uuid_parse  function converts the UUID string given by in into the
       binary representation.   The  input  UUID  is  a  string  of  the  form
       1b4e28ba-2fa1-11d2-883f-b9a761bde3fb      (in      printf(3)     format
       "%08x-%04x-%04x-%04x-%012x", 36 bytes plus the trailing '\0').

RETURN VALUE
       Upon successfully parsing the input string, 0 is returned, and the UUID
       is stored in the location pointed to by uu, otherwise -1 is returned.

CONFORMING TO
       OSF DCE 1.1

AUTHOR
       Theodore Y. Ts'o

AVAILABILITY
       libuuid  is  part of the util-linux package since version 2.15.1 and is
       available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

SEE ALSO
       uuid(3), uuid_clear(3), uuid_compare(3), uuid_copy(3), uuid_gener-
       ate(3), uuid_is_null(3), uuid_time(3), uuid_unparse(3)

util-linux                         May 2009                      UUID_PARSE(3)
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