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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] std::shuffle support
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-07 07:45:02

On 11/07/16 15:28, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> FWIW, in Boost.Log I'm using my local random_shuffle[1] regardless of
>> the standard library version. Maybe that would be a better solution
>> than conditioning your code on config macros.
>> [1]:
> The standard random_shuffle doesn't use rng() % n though, it uses
> rng(n). rng() % n is non-uniform in general.

True, a more generic implementation would use uniform_int_distribution.
It's fine for my particular use though, and maybe it would be fine for
someone else's case, too.

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