The xorshift package

[Tags:lgpl, library]

The Xorshift random generator is a very fast generator that uses only XOR and bitshifting operations. This package contains a basic version with a periode of 2^32-1 for 32-bit numbers and a version with a periode of 2^64-1 for 64-bit numbers. The author didn't tested the random generator, but according to it's specification the resulting numbers are of good quality.


Versions 1, 2, 2.0.1
Dependencies None [details]
License LGPL
Copyright ©2010 Robert Clausecker
Author Robert Clausecker <>
Maintainer Robert Clausecker
Stability Unknown
Category Math
Bug tracker http://
Source repository head: git clone git://
this: git clone git:// release-1)
Uploaded Wed Jan 5 05:42:40 UTC 2011 by RobertClausecker
Distributions NixOS:2.0.1
Downloads 722 total (9 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-11-26 [all 5 reports]


  • Random
    • Random.Xorshift


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