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Re: A little C code converted to Perl *HELP*

by batkins (Chaplain)
on Nov 03, 2003 at 04:16 UTC ( #303999=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to A little C code converted to Perl *HELP*

Well, figure out what it's supposed to do and then ask a specific question about that. I'm not really clear on what it's doing. It seems to be getting the serial number from the first drive with a letter between C: and Z:, modifying that number, and then using it to seed a random number generator. Then it does some bit-shifting and starts to pull some random numbers.

The question is: what are you trying to do with this code? Give us a little information about the environment you're running this in and what you're trying to accomplish. Win32::DriveInfo seems like it will do most of what you want, but it's still not clear what the purpose of all this is.


The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows. - Frank Zappa
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Re: Re: A little C code converted to Perl *HELP*
by regnab (Initiate) on Nov 03, 2003 at 04:31 UTC
    I need to run some application which the ad company send to me. But i need to call that Exe with the GCodeID as parameter behind it, which is generated with this code... I really dont get a clue to get this into perl but i try what you told me, maybe someone still have a fast code on this!

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