Due to a bug in software version 17.0 of the Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™ tools the –seed argument does not correctly get passed when the aoc.pl script is executed.
Intel Software: Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL
Type: KDB Area
Last Modified: November 27, 2017
Version Found: v17.0
Version Fixed: v17.1
Bug ID: FB: 494019;
This problem is fixed starting in software version 17.1 of the Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™ tools.