[rc5] Weird.

Skip Huffman SHuffman at Atl.Carreker.Com
Mon Nov 3 07:32:30 EST 1997


On Sat, 1 Nov 1997 11:23:14 -0500 (EST), James Mastros wrote:

>Looks like sombody forgot to seed the "random" number generator.  No seed,
>no randomness...  So (almost) every block ever done randomly by that client
>is going to overlap...  Not a good thing <G>.  I betcha that there will be
>an update RSN (Real Soon Now).

Nope.  Just improper use of checkpointing.

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