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Created October 26, 2021 19:37
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Get N random lines from a file
#!/usr/bin/env python3
# call with two arguments, the path to the file to read lines from and
# the number of lines
from sys import argv
from random import SystemRandom
with open(argv[1]) as f:
lines = f.readlines()
r = SystemRandom()
print( ''.join( r.sample(lines, int(argv[2])) ), end='' )
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