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Re: [Bug-gnubg] non-random seeding

From: Joern Thyssen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] non-random seeding
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2004 18:57:18 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/

On Sun, Jul 18, 2004 at 10:26:49AM -0500, Chuck Bower wrote
> Hello, all interested parties,
>      It is sometimes advantageous to roll out the same position on
> multiple computers to speed up the attainment of results.  I've
> noticed (unfortunately after the fact) that when I set up the position
> on different computers I end up with the *same* 10 digit seed.  In
> the case that occurred, the seed was:  2032818304 on three computers.
> I'm currently running the build of 040712 but I'm pretty sure the
> rollouts were begun on builds dated 040405.
>      I start GNU-bg, begin a new game, then edit the
> position, setting score, cube-location, checker positions.  I then
> use the <hint> button to evaluate @World Class, adjust the rollout 
> parameters, and start the rollout from the <hint> window.
>      If this isn't a bug, then can you add a 'random seed' box which
> can be checkmarked in the rollout settings window?

I'm not sure if it's a bug or feature. Anyway, if you always want a
random seed, you can make a file .gnubgrc in the same directory as
.gnubgautorc and add the following command: 

set rollout seed


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