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> 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
> >ints.
> >
> >-- 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.

-- Roberto