Where is random()?

Mark Fitzgerald mfitzger@yoho.uwaterloo.ca
Tue Dec 15 08:27:00 GMT 1998

On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Jan Tomasek wrote:

> On my Linux (Debian) is on random() man page writen that it is in
> defined in stdlib.h
>  * if I compile it with gcc on that linux all is ok
>  * if I compile it with Cygnus gcc port I get warning:
> In file included from sftpx.c:11:
> ftpx.c:9: warning: implicit declaration of function `random'

I ran into the same problem.  I didn't bother searching for random(),
though, because as far as I know, random() is not ANSI C++.  rand() is

Of course, random() is probably lurking about somewhere in there...


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