At 10:22 AM 4/29/2001 -0400, John Donagher wrote:
>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 
>would be to use microseconds...

Yeah we could use microseconds but are they available on all platforms?
In any case, on non-forking servers we can use thread id.


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