SIMPLE SOLUTIONS

TCL::RANDOMSEED - reference manual online

Utilities for random channels.

Chapter
1
tcl::randomseed(3tcl)           Reflected/virtual channel support           tcl::randomseed(3tcl)

_________________________________________________________________________________________________
NAME tcl::randomseed - Utilities for random channels
SYNOPSIS package require Tcl 8.5 package require TclOO package require tcl::randomseed ?1? ::tcl::randomseed ::tcl::combine seed1 seed2
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
DESCRIPTION The tcl::randomseed package provides a a few utility commands to help with the seeding of tcl::chan::random channels.
API ::tcl::randomseed This command creates returns a list of seed integers suitable as seed argument for random channels. The numbers are derived from the process id, current time, and Tcl random number generator. ::tcl::combine seed1 seed2 This command takes to seed lists and combines them into a single list by XORing them elementwise, modulo 256. If the lists are not of equial length the shorter of the two is padded with 0s before merging. BUGS, IDEAS, FEEDBACK This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other prob‐ lems. Please report such in the category virtchannel of the Tcllib Trackers [http://core.tcl.tk/tcllib/reportlist]. Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either package and/or documentation.
KEYWORDS /dev/random, merge, random, reflected channel, seed, tip 219, virtual channel
CATEGORY Channels
tcllib 1 tcl::randomseed(3tcl)