report guid

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Jun 15 08:37:47 EDT 2008


Quoting "J. Alex Aycinena" <alex.aycinena at>:

> Hello,
> I'm writing a report and see that all reports have a guid and are
> defined as follows:
> (gnc:define-report
> 'version 1
> 'name reportname
> 'report-guid "c4173ac99b2b448289bf4d11c731af13"
> Where do the values for these guid's come from? Where do you get a
> value for a new report?

They are random.  The easiest way to generate one is to generate
a new UUID:

  uuidgen | sed -e 's/-//g'

> Thanks in advance for a response.
> Alex


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