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Re^6: How do I make a random shuffle deterministic?

by LanX (Chancellor)
on Dec 05, 2012 at 17:53 UTC ( #1007350=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: How do I make a random shuffle deterministic?
in thread How do I make a random shuffle deterministic?

"rolfi" and "flori"?

just a guess: try multiplying each ord with a different prime (by position) and do a module biggest prime <256 before adding.

or start a new thread about efficient checksums! :)

UPDATE: the automatic seeding is quite efficient, so why don't you determine a unique seed at installation time from a random number.

Cheers Rolf

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