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Re: random is not random

From: Thompson, David
Subject: Re: random is not random
Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:34:57 -0500

On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:30 PM, Matt Wette <address@hidden> wrote:
> Every time I execute
> $ guile -c '(simple-format #t "~S\n" (random 100))’
> I get the same result.
> Is this a bug?

No.  You need to initialize the random number generator with a
different seed if you want different results.  See Random
Number Generation in the manual for details.

- Dave

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