I could not understand how to get a trully randomic integer. Suppose I need
50 randomic integers each time I call a function. Serching in

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Assuming you want to print 50 uniform random integers between 0 and 100:
for i=1,50 do
print(math.floor(math.random()*100))
end
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On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Luciano de Souza
<luchyanus@predialnet.com.br> wrote:

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`Hi all,
I could not understand how to get a trully randomic integer. Suppose I need
50 randomic integers each time I call a function. Serching in documentation,
I found two functions in Math module: math.random and math.randomseed.
The first one is not what I want. Calling it, I got always the same 50
numbers. In Pascal, before using random functions, it's necessary to call
"randomize" which starts the randomic number generator. I don't know if it's
also necessary in Lua.
But I try to use math.randomseed. The first tesst is:
print(math.randomseed(100))
print(math.randomseed(0, 100))
Despite no errors, I dindn't get anything. So I ask: how to obtain 50
different integers each time I call the randoms functions?
Luciano de Souza

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