[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).


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