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UUIDS(5)		 DragonFly File Formats Manual		      UUIDS(5)

NAME

uuids -- UUIDs and their symbolic names

SYNOPSIS

/etc/defaults/uuids /etc/uuids

DESCRIPTION

A uuids file contains a list of UUIDs (universally unique identifiers) and their symbolic names. Each line in a uuids file, other than comment lines that begin with a `#', specifies a UUID and its symbolic name. The first field is the UUID, the second field is the name, they are separated by tabs or spaces. A UUID is a 128 bit number written in hexadecimal and formatted like this: 01234567-89ab-cdef-0123-456789abcdef, i.e. 16 hexadecimal digits, with dash (`-'), after digit no. 8, 12, 16 and 20. A name is a text string enclosed in double quotes (`"').

FILES

/etc/defaults/uuids A list of UUIDs and their symbolic names provided by the OS vendor. /etc/uuids A list of UUIDs and their symbolic names provided by the system administrator.

EXAMPLES

A UUID with name ``test UUID'': # test uuids(5) file 061ceb5d-5beb-11dd-924c-010e0cd0bad1 "test UUID"

SEE ALSO

uuid(3)

AUTHORS

This manual page was written by Thomas Nikolajsen. DragonFly 3.9 February 8, 2009 DragonFly 3.9