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Re^2: is rand random enough to simulate dice rolls?

by LanX (Sage)
on Jan 03, 2021 at 16:38 UTC ( #11126215=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: is rand random enough to simulate dice rolls?
in thread is rand random enough to simulate dice rolls?

> there are lots of different systems out there, and why risk literally random test failures?

not random test failures, but testing the implementation.

afoken linked to an article stating that from 5.20 on Perl brings it's own PRNG doesn't rely on the OS / C-Compiler anymore.

This also means there are "lots of different systems" out there which are less reliable.

And if this requirement is crucial for his app, he should abort installation and request another Perl version.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
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