[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
- Subject: Re: Am I misunderstanding random numbers?
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 12:30:06 -0300
> On 3/16/2010 12:49 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> >I think all these seeds are larger than INTMAX, so they are being
> >truncated to 0x80000000 (or something similar).
> >This is probably a bug in Lua, since srand should accept unsigned
> >-- Roberto
> You may well be right, but I should note that I first noticed the
> problem when seeding with os.time(). I don't know whether that
> supports or refutes your suggestion.
Depends on the arguments to os.time.