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Random BigInt Generator

Submitted on: 9/26/2006 1:12:26 PM
By: sidrit trandafili 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: 5.0 (all versions)
Views: 18528
     This script generates fully random numbers of any length over 16 digits. useful in crypto
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= Name: Random BigInt Generator
= Description:This script generates fully random numbers of any length over 16 digits. useful in crypto
= By: sidrit trandafili
= Inputs:takes the length of the required number as a command line parameter
= Side Effects:No real ones. slowes down your resources when you try to generate randoms with more than 350.000 digits
=This code is copyrighted and has= limited warranties.Please see details.=**************************************

use Math::BigInt;
sub create_number{
		$random = new Math::BigInt int(rand( $higher-$lower+1 ) ) + $lower; 
	if($length%16 != 0){
		$random = new Math::BigInt int(rand( $higher-$lower+1 ) ) + $lower; 
	return $num;
sub usage{
print "\nUsage: number_length\n";
if(@ARGV !=1){
elsif(@ARGV == 1){
		print $output;

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