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While I think that all of the warnings about this scheme eliminating the randomness of rand(), I think that they might be somewhat unwarranted. He is looking for predictability. Also, calling garden variety rand() does not reduce the entropy of the system because garden variety rand() is purely deterministic. So, nothing to worry about there, either.

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In reply to Re: Can I seed srand() with results from rand()? by thor
in thread Can I seed srand() with results from rand()? by blokhead

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