On Sun, 29 Apr 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote:

> In order to avoid this you actually have to call it at completely different 
> times, something you can't really guarantee.  We should probably not use 
> the timestamp as the seed (at least not alone), but also take the pid into 
> account.
> Zeev

That only really works for forking webservers, does it not? Another alternative
would be to use microseconds...


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