Author image Joerg Meltzer

NAME

random - have rand() return integers or fixed values

VERSION

Version 0.01

SYNOPSIS

    use random;

    my $dice = 1 + rand 6; # one of 1 .. 6

    # or
    use random qw(integer);

    my $dice = 1 + rand 6; # one of 1 .. 6

    use random qw(fixed 6); # cheat on dice

    my $six = rand; # 6

EXPORT

Nothing.

FUNCTIONS

import

unimport

rand

when random (integer) is in effect it returns int(rand)

when random (fixed) is in effect it returns the fixed value

otherwise CORE::rand

AUTHOR

Joerg Meltzer, <joerg {at} joergmeltzer.de>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-random at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=random. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

The fixed value -123456789 doesn't work. The value is reserved to make the integer option work.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc random

You can also look for information at:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanx goes to Abeltje (http://yapc.tv/2008/ye/lt/lt2-02-abeltje-fixedtime). I learned about pragmas watching your show.

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2009 Joerg Meltzer, all rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.