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From: Martin DOT Stromberg AT lu DOT erisoft DOT se (Martin Stromberg)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Allegro and random numbers.
Date: 1 Sep 1999 07:46:05 GMT
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Tom Morton (tmorton AT yikesstation DOT freeserve DOT co DOT uk) wrote:
: Hello fellow human beings,

: I'm writing a game with allegro and djgpp and it requires a random
: number generator that can have it's seed saved and changed. Until
: now I have been using the rand() and srand() functions but I need
: to be able to store the state of the random number generator.
: Anyone know if there are any decent RNGs for djgpp/allegro?

You could wait for libc 2.03 which will include the *rand48() functions. 
Some of these lets you have your own state. Alas, we don't know when libc 
2.03 will be released.


Pink Floyd, The Division Bell,

							MartinS

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