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An implementation of the BSD libc rand() pseudorandom number generator (PRNG) function. The range is [0,2147483647].

⚠️ This project has been archived

No future updates are planned. Feel free to continue using it, but expect no support.

This is a package for the command-line JSON processor jq. Install the package in your jq project/package directory with jqnpm:

jqnpm install joelpurra/jq-random-prng-bsd


import "joelpurra/jq-random-prng-bsd" as RandomPrngBsd;

# RandomPrngBsd::rand(seed; n)
RandomPrngBsd::rand(1;5)		# 1103527590, 377401575, 662824084, 1147902781, 2035015474

# RandomPrngBsd::RAND_MAX
RandomPrngBsd::RAND_MAX			# 2147483647


Copyright (c) 2014, 2015 Peter Koppstein and Joel Purra All rights reserved.

When using jq-random-prng-bsd, comply to the MIT license. Please see the LICENSE file for details.

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