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benchmark: add info about required Unix tools

This adds note to README.md about Unix tools being
required by some benchmarks

PR-URL: #8788
Reviewed-By: Luigi Pinca <luigipinca@gmail.com>
Reviewed-By: Gibson Fahnestock <gibfahn@gmail.com>
Reviewed-By: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Reviewed-By: Michael Dawson <michael_dawson@ca.ibm.com>
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bzoz authored and jasnell committed Sep 26, 2016
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@@ -34,6 +34,10 @@ benchmarker to be used by providing it as an argument, e. g.:

`node benchmark/http/simple.js benchmarker=autocannon`

Basic Unix tools are required for some benchmarks.
[Git for Windows][git-for-windows] includes Git Bash and the necessary tools,
which need to be included in the global Windows `PATH`.

To analyze the results `R` should be installed. Check you package manager or
download it from https://www.r-project.org/.

@@ -348,3 +352,4 @@ Supported options keys are:
[autocannon]: https://github.com/mcollina/autocannon
[wrk]: https://github.com/wg/wrk
[t-test]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student%27s_t-test#Equal_or_unequal_sample_sizes.2C_unequal_variances
[git-for-windows]: http://git-scm.com/download/win

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