[opencms-dev] Re: why that MAC-address during installation?

Tristan Tarrant tristan.tarrant at dataforte.net
Mon Oct 17 19:05:53 CEST 2005

Christoph P. Kukulies writes: 

> What I always wondered about: Why is it that does opencms wants
> to know about the servers MAC address? 

It is used by the library used to generate UUIDs. The library also comes 
with a native .so or .dll so that it can automatically determine the MAC 
address without asking 

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