Set seed Machine learning algorithms

Can anyone clarify how is the best procedure to set.seed() before running a machine learning algorithms?
I have built a random forest model, a gbm model and a bart model.
Does every of them require a seed for reproducible results?
I have not split my dataset into train and test.
I have seen a lot of examples for random forest but I am not sure if this is required for BART and GBM as well.
An example of my models:

mod_BART <- bart(x.train = dataset[ , preds_selected], y.train = dataset[ , 1], keeptrees = TRUE)

formula_GBM <- as.formula(paste("presence ~", paste(preds_selected, collapse = "+")))
mod_GBM <- gbm(formula_GBM, data = dataset, distribution="bernoulli") 

Also how many times should I set the seed?
if the models are in the same script is it enough to set only 1 seed before the first model?
Thanks a lot

I am pretty thorough (neurotic?) about setting it before a function is called that uses random numbers.

In theory, you can set the seed once at the top of the script, and you would be fine.

However, most people doing interactive data analysis are going to make changes to the script as they go. Modifications to the code will probably break the random number stream, and re-running the altered script would not give reproducible results.

For me, set it before you use random numbers.

I also run, 5) to randomly generate seeds. Again, that might be more than you need.

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