Ada Programming/Libraries/Ada.Numerics.Float Random

This language feature is available from Ada 95 on.

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Ada.Numerics.Float_Random is a unit of the Predefined Language Environment since Ada 95.

Specification edit

--                     Standard Ada library specification
--   Copyright (c) 2003-2018 Maxim Reznik <>
--   Copyright (c) 2004-2016 AXE Consultants
--   Copyright (c) 2004, 2005, 2006 Ada-Europe
--   Copyright (c) 2000 The MITRE Corporation, Inc.
--   Copyright (c) 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Intermetrics, Inc.
--   SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause and LicenseRef-AdaReferenceManual
-- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

package Ada.Numerics.Float_Random is

   --  Basic facilities

   type Generator is limited private;

   subtype Uniformly_Distributed is Float range 0.0 .. 1.0;
   function Random (Gen : Generator) return Uniformly_Distributed;

   procedure Reset (Gen       : in Generator;
                    Initiator : in Integer);
   procedure Reset (Gen       : in Generator);

   --  Advanced facilities

   type State is private;

   procedure Save  (Gen        : in  Generator;
                    To_State   : out State);
   procedure Reset (Gen        : in  Generator;
                    From_State : in  State);

   Max_Image_Width : constant := implementation_defined;

   function Image (Of_State    : State)  return String;
   function Value (Coded_State : String) return State;


   pragma Import (Ada, State);
   pragma Import (Ada, Generator);

end Ada.Numerics.Float_Random;

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