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PetscRandomSeed

Seed the generator.

Synopsis

#include "petscsys.h" 
PetscErrorCode  PetscRandomSeed(PetscRandom r)
Not collective

Input Parameters

r - The random number generator context

Usage

PetscRandomSetSeed(r,a positive integer); PetscRandomSeed(r); PetscRandomGetValue() will now start with the new seed.

PetscRandomSeed(r) without a call to PetscRandomSetSeed() re-initializes the seed. The random numbers generated will be the same as before.

See Also

PetscRandomCreate(), PetscRandomGetSeed(), PetscRandomSetSeed()

Level:intermediate
Location:
src/sys/classes/random/interface/randomc.c
Index of all Sys routines
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Index of all manual pages

Examples

src/sys/classes/random/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html