in reply to accessing randon number from perl script
Perhaps something like this would do:
open $TMP, '>', 'ZERO' or die $!; print $TMP, chr(0) for 0 .. 31; close $TMP; $cmd = "copy $vrl_1.bin/B + ZERO/B + $2.bin $3.bin"; system $cmd; $cmd = "del /y ZERO" system $cmd;
...extricating tongue from cheek.
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