random module gives same results across all configurations?

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 08:05:46 CET 2009


On Mar 3, 6:59 pm, Amir  Michail <amich... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is it the case that the random module will always give the same
> results if given the same seed across all configurations (e.g.,
> architectures, compilers, etc.)?


If you need a repeatable sequence, such as for unit testing, you can
subclass random.Random to do it.  (See the source code to random.py
for example.)


Carl Banks




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