random -- return pseudo-random positive integer
Generates a pseudo-random integer number greater than or equal to zero and less than
is specified, then the command resets the random number generator to a starting point derived from the
. This allows you to reproduce pseudo-random number sequences for testing purposes. If
is omitted, then the seed is set to a value based on current system state and the current time, providing a reasonably interesting and ever-changing seed.
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