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.

Although 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 base (>=3 && <5), random, time [details]
License LGPL
Copyright ©2010 Robert Clausecker
Author Robert Clausecker <>
Maintainer Robert Clausecker
Category Math
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Source repository head: git clone git://
this: git clone git:// release-2)
Uploaded Fri Jan 7 14:33:40 UTC 2011 by RobertClausecker
Distributions NixOS:2.0.1
Downloads 768 total (6 in the last 30 days)
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