[SciPy-User] Weird randomization issue with multiprocessing module
Fri Nov 30 11:57:12 CST 2012
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Thomas Kluyver <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 30 November 2012 17:25, Ted To <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> numbers are being drawn using scipy.stats.norm and random.random.
> I think the default seed for the random number generator uses the system
> time, so maybe if your threads/processes spin up too quickly, some of them
> could get the same seed. But it says it should also be using /dev/urandom in
> the seed, which should negate that.
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