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NAME

random - display lines at random, or exit with a random value

SYNOPSIS

random [-er] [denominator]

DESCRIPTION

random reads line from standard input, and displays each line on standard output which chance 1 / denominator. If the -e option is given, random exits with a value randomly choosen from 0 to denominator - 1 inclusive. If no denominator is given, 2 is used.

OPTIONS

random accepts the following options:

-e

Exit with a value randomly choosen from 0 to denominator - 1 inclusive. Do not read input, or display output.

-r

Use unbuffered output.

ENVIRONMENT

The working of random is not influenced by any environment variables.

BUGS

There are no known bugs in random.

AUTHOR

The Perl implementation of random was written by Abigail, perlpowertools@abigail.be.

COPYRIGHT and LICENSE

This program is copyright by Abigail 1999.

This program is free and open software. You may use, copy, modify, distribute and sell this program (and any modified variants) in any way you wish, provided you do not restrict others to do the same.