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Re: How to make a random number

this is really off topic, but try reading a few bytes from /dev/random or
/dev/urandom. see random(4).

Alex Weiss (alexweiss@freesurf.ch) wrote:
> Hi folks,
> how do you generate random numbers in C? I know, there are functions in
> stdlib.h (rand, srand). But at every execution they generate the same
> number and that's bad for the purpose of my program.
> Do I have to use time and date functions?
> Thanks in advance,
> -- 
> Alex Weiss 
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