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issue with srand #533

keilmillerjr opened this Issue Jan 8, 2019 · 1 comment


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keilmillerjr commented Jan 8, 2019

albertodemichelis/squirrel - srand #172

Having an issue with srand.

  • time() is generating unique times, verified printing to console.
  • srand(time()) is generating the same seed every time.

srand(0) generates a seed, but srand with anything else as a parameter creates a different but non unique seed. I can only obtain two different seeds. Any ideas? Here’s a link to my project rantro-intro.


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keilmillerjr commented Jan 10, 2019

Apparently seems need to be vastly different to provide proper results. Time in seconds is not enough. I looked at some python libraries for reference. Thank you.

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