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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Uuid and header-only support
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-06 16:10:51


On 11/06/2017 07:21 AM, James E. King, III via Boost wrote:
> I'm not certain that it is necessary to make random_generator a separate
> class like this.
> As it is, I have removed most of the additional weight from
> basic_random_generator like
> the variate and uniform code. I'll turn the crank one more time however to
> see if I can
> make any further improvements.

  uniform_int_distribution is not excess weight. You could
use independent_bits_engine instead, but if you accept
an arbitrary random engine, then you need some way to
convert its output into the correct range. Not all engines
produce uniformly distributed 32-bit output.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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