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Re: [Bug-gnubg] non-random seeding

From: Joern Thyssen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] non-random seeding
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 08:06:40 +0000
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On Sun, Jul 18, 2004 at 09:33:50PM +0200, Jim Segrave wrote

> As I posted on GOL I think it's a bug. The call to InitRNG to set up
> the rollout RNG in gnubg.c specicially tells it not to initialise the
> seed. It then xor's the seed with a magic number.
> Possible solutions:
> 1) change the fSet paramter in the call to TRUE


The call to InitRNG for the rollout seed was introduced in gnubg.c
1.109, and had fSet = FALSE!

So this bug has been here all along. However, maybe your fix in
is the reason why it pops up now?


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