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"random_score", acceptable values for "seed" changed between 1.3 and 1.x #8267
which results in numbers like:
yesterday a colleague built and installed ES from source using the 1.x branch and stumbled upon the following error (it was definitely referring to the value set for "random_score.seed"!)
I am creating this issue because it just might be something that you would consider to be a regression, I have no idea which of the following might be true ... so by all means close this issue if you consider it to be irrelevant :)
hope this is of some use, thanks for reading!
@rjernst could you take a look at this please? Looks like https://github.com/elasticsearch/elasticsearch/pull/7446/files changed from long to int.
I agree it would be nice to fix it as it is common to provide 64-bits values as seeds (eg. timestamps).
Maybe we could internally translate the 64-bits to 32-bits (since we only use 32-bits in practice) in a