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Requirements for contributing a generator implementation.


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 41feb715013c4509404cf496d934b8e2e73d5733
Parents: 956141c
Author: Gilles <>
Authored: Thu Sep 22 14:29:44 2016 +0200
Committer: Gilles <>
Committed: Thu Sep 22 14:29:44 2016 +0200

 doc/development/development.howto.txt | 10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/development/development.howto.txt 
index 0f88c26..c0bc65b 100644
--- a/doc/development/development.howto.txt
+++ b/doc/development/development.howto.txt
@@ -37,3 +37,13 @@ The conclusions reported here are based on ideas presented 
in this blog post:
    branch is merged into the "develop" branch, using the "--no-ff" git
    That feature branch is then deleted.
+Please note that a contribution that consists in the implementation of a
+"reference" generator will only be accepted if it comes with
+ 1. a unit test where the output (say, a few hundred numbers) of "Commons RNG"
+    is compared against another implementation,
+ 2. the outputs of the "RandomStressTester" (source is in 
+    piping from the "Dieharder" and "TU01/BigCrush" actual stress test suites
+    (these software must be installed separately; there is a simple interface
+    to the "TU01" library in "src/userguide/c/").

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