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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for uuid_parse (redhat section 3)

UUID_PARSE(3)			     Library Functions Manual			    UUID_PARSE(3)

NAME
       uuid_parse - convert an input UUID string into the libuuid internal format

SYNOPSIS
       #include <uuid/uuid.h>

       int uuid_parse( char *in, uuid_t uu);

DESCRIPTION
       The uuid_parse function converts the UUID string given by in into the internal uuid_t for-
       mat.  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
       uuid_parse was written by Theodore Y. Ts'o for the ext2 filesystem utilties.

AVAILABILITY
       uuid_parse  is  part  of  libuuid  from	the  e2fsprogs	package  and  is  available  from
       http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net.

SEE ALSO
       libuuid(3),     uuid_clear(3),	  uuid_compare(3),     uuid_copy(3),	uuid_generate(3),
       uuid_is_null(3), uuid_time(3), uuid_unparse(3)

E2fsprogs version 1.32			  November 2002 			    UUID_PARSE(3)


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