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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/2] libxl: fix UUID usage on FreeBSD

On Tue, 2016-01-12 at 14:14 +0100, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> libxl makes the assumtion that libxl_uuid == uuid_t,


>  and that uuid_t can be
> freely used as a byte array. This is not true on FreeBSD (and NetBSD
> too, not sure about other BSD UUID implementations), where the internals
> of
> uuid don't match what libxl expects as a byte array because of endianness
> issues.
> Fix this by converting the libxl_uuid type to a struct with an internal
> uuid_t field and a byte-array. Also introduce a new function that should
> be
> used in order to load a byte array into a uuid_t struct.

Do we really need to keep both the uuid_t and the byte-array representation
around? It looks to me as if we only really need the byte-array form, which
might then involve changing various uses of uuid_* internally to just be

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