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bug#9118: 23.3.50; Don't seed the RNG in message-unique-id


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#9118: 23.3.50; Don't seed the RNG in message-unique-id
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:24:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Leo <address@hidden> writes:

> But you can arrange to seed it once when that file is loaded. No need to
> seed it every time.

Calling it once every time you send an email isn't really heavy usage of
the re-seeding.

> BTW, (random t) produces no random numbers.
>
> (loop repeat 5 collect (random t))
>
> =>
>
> (2265815277832325116 2265815277832325116 2265815277832325116
> 2265815277832325116 2265815277832325116)

Oops.  :-)  Fixed now.

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