[riot-devel] To global seed or not to global seed

Daniel Krebs mail at daniel-krebs.net
Wed Mar 8 19:34:46 CET 2017


>> In contrast to the current procedure of having a global state, we rather
>> should opt to allow local states for each thread (not excluding a global
>> state).
> 
> Is testing and simulation the only use case you can imagine? I'm somewhat
> reluctant to add code just for non-production purposes.

Deterministic PRNGs can also be used for the implementation of certain
MAC protocols for instance in channel assignment (e.g. frequency hopping
schedule, time slot assignment).


Cheers,
Daniel


More information about the devel mailing list