Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/12/09/01:49:44

From: "Stefan Viljoen" <rylan AT intekom DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Random numbers?
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 07:06:27 +0200
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Mark Simmons <zack97 AT localnet DOT com> wrote in message
news:384F1689 DOT B435CCDF AT localnet DOT com...
> How do I get a number that will be psuedo random?  time(null) % max
> doesn't work because the numbers need to be read in quick succession and
> it simply produces a 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9...0,1,2.... etc. pattern.. So,
> how do I get a number that seems sort of random with a variable max?

How about using a faster running timer to seed the generator...?

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