2.0.3 planning

Tim Kientzle tim at metaweb.com
Thu Jan 8 19:33:14 CET 2009

This is a very strange comment.  If Varnish requires a
particular sequence, it should implement its own.  If
it requires particular statistical properties, it should
test for those, not test for a specific sequence.


On Jan 8, 2009, at 2:12 AM, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

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> r3367 | phk | 2008-11-10 10:37:21 +0100 (ma., 10 nov. 2008) | 14 lines
> Add a toplevel word which examines the sequence returned by
> srandom(1) and stops the test if we do not get the same sequence
> as we expect.
> The Open Group does not define which deterministic sequence srandom(1)
> should result in, on that it be deterministic, but I have high hopes
> in the general sanity and expect that UNIX people across the board
> have realized that for portability the same sequence should be
> returned on all platforms.
> At the very least FreeBSD and Linux/GLIBC, as seen on  
> projects.linpro.no,
> agree.

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