Charles Howse wrote: > > I don't happen to have random installed on my system, however jot is
It's in /usr/games/random of FreeBSD 4.8. > Won't randomNumber=$? Just return 0 if the previous command completes > successfully? > Shouldn't it be: > randomNumber=`random -e 60` No. In 'man 6 random', it says: random [-er] [-f filename] [denominator] -e If the -e option is specified, random does not read or write any- thing, and simply exits with a random exit value of 0 to denominator - 1, inclusive. So you must capture its exit value for the random number :). R. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"