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# seed(+Seed)

Sets the initial seed Seed for generating random numbers with random/1 or
frandom/1.
*Seed*
- Integer.

## Description

Used to initialise the seed which is used for the generation of random
numbers by random/1 or frandom/1. Setting the same seed value with
seed/1 enables the generation of a repeatable random sequence with
random/1 ie. pseudo-random number generation.
The seed value should be an integer in the range 1 .. 2^31-1.

### Modes and Determinism

### Exceptions

*(4) instantiation fault *
- Seed is not instantiated.
*(5) type error *
- Seed is instantiated, but not to an integer.

## Examples

Success:
[eclipse]: repeat, random(S).
S = 464880439 More? (;)
S = 285401533 More? (;)
yes.
[eclipse]: seed(1), repeat, random(S).
S = 2078917053 More? (;)
S = 143302914 More? (;)
yes.
[eclipse]: seed(1), repeat, random(S).
S = 2078917053 More? (;)
S = 143302914 More? (;)
yes.

## See Also

random / 1