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Re^9: rand() function on Windows systems (pure Perl)

by bakiperl (Beadle)
on Dec 31, 2016 at 20:36 UTC ( #1178750=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^8: rand() function on Windows systems (pure Perl)
in thread rand() function on Windows systems

That's strange. I get the same result on my systems using old and new versions of Perl.

print srand( $_ )."\n" for 1 .. 10;; 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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Re^10: rand() function on Windows systems (pure Perl)
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Dec 31, 2016 at 21:44 UTC

    From the pod:

    starting with Perl 5.14, it returns the seed.
    . My default perl is still 5.10.1.

    With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". The enemy of (IT) success is complexity.
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

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