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Duplicated Magic Number


I modified an existing mover. Compilation finishes without any problems. When starting Rosetta I get the following error:

../rosetta_source/bin/minirosetta.macosgccrelease @flags
Duplicate magic number in random object initialization! Number:84195
ERROR:: Exit from: src/numeric/random/ line: 136

It seems basically all movers initialize their own RandomnumberGenerator with different seeds. So why is Rosetta complaining in this particular case and not with the other movers? What have I missed?

Best regards and thanks for any helpful suggestions.

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Thu, 2011-11-03 11:26

I can't find 84195 in my copy of the source.

Generally, this comes from two places. Either:

A) you put the same RG seed in two files (perhaps the original and a copy you modified)

B) you created the RG ( static numeric::random::RandomGenerator RG(84195); // <- Magic number, do not change it!!! ) in a header file, then included the header in more than one place (thus duplicating the RG).

Thu, 2011-11-03 11:51

Thank you so much.

I modified the RigidBodyMover / made a new subclass. I didn't want to mess with the original source code so I did everything in a separate file and (here comes the problem) in a copy of that.

Thu, 2011-11-03 13:46

I assume you were able to fix it...? (This wasn't a question, so I'm guessing yes...)

Thu, 2011-11-03 14:30