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srand

Summary
#include <stdlib.h>

void srand (
  unsigned int seed);   /* random number generator seed */
Description

The srand function sets the starting value, seed, used by the pseudo-random number generator in the rand function. The random number generator produces the same sequence of pseudo-random numbers for any given value of seed.

Return Value

None.

See Also

rand

Example
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h> /* for printf */

void tst_srand (void) {
  int i;
  int r;

  srand (56);

  for (i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
    printf ("I = %d, RAND = %d\n", i, rand ());
  }
}
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