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Re^2: Non-Repetitive Random Numbers

by dsheroh (Prior)
on Apr 05, 2013 at 10:04 UTC ( #1027113=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Non-Repetitive Random Numbers
in thread Non-Repetitive Random Numbers

Please take another look at the documentation you linked to.

The docs for rand state that it "Automatically calls srand unless srand has already been called." It is not necessary to call srand manually and doing so may actually reduce the randomness of the sequence your receive. (If you call srand repeatedly, it will almost certainly do so.)

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