The functions described in this manual page are not cryptographically
Cryptographic applications should use
These interfaces are obsoleted by
function computes a sequence of pseudo-random integers in the range
of 0 to
(as defined by the header file
.In stdlib.h ) .
function sets its argument
as the seed for a new sequence of
pseudo-random numbers to be returned by
These sequences are repeatable by calling
with the same seed value.
value is provided, the functions are automatically
seeded with a value of 1.
function initializes a seed using pseudo-random numbers obtained from the kernel.
provides the same functionality as
A pointer to the context value
must be supplied by the caller.
For better generator quality, use