Random number challenge
peter at mcnabbs.org
Wed Jun 11 22:53:17 MDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 09:10:00PM -0600, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
>This comes up every month at PLUG (for door prizes) so I thought I'd
>ask here. What's an easy to remember way to generate a random
>number between 1 and some given number. Language doesn't matter so
>long as the code is easy enough for someone to remember the entire
>thing and type it up at the drop of a hat.
how about in bash? what, you didn't know bash had a built-in $RANDOM function?
echo $[$RANDOM % 100 + 1]
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