Re: A few comments on RH 4.0

Richard Henderson (richard@atheist.tamu.edu)
Fri, 15 Nov 1996 11:45:02 -0600 (CST)

> -- The srand48(3) libraries seem not to return 48-bit values,
> but rather 16-bit random integers.

Thanks for the report; it is now fixed. Although actually
the return value is a 31-bit integer -- it is the period of
the function that is 2**48.

r~

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