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Re: $RANDOM is never equal to the next $RANDOM

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: $RANDOM is never equal to the next $RANDOM
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 08:44:42 -0500

> Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 3.0.Patch Level: 14
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       This report seems related to my previous bug report (which I've been
> told was already fixed), but this one doesn't involve subshells, so I
> believe it's a different problem.

Why would you expect $RANDOM to return the same value twice in succession?


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