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Subject: Re: Using 2 machines for matches (Linux)

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 21:25:35 06/24/01

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On June 24, 2001 at 21:03:30, Jon Dart wrote:

>I'm trying to set up xboard for running matches using two
>networked machines. I use ssh instead of rsh and have gotten
>it set up so xboard communicates using this program. But
>the behavior I get is:
>1st chess engine (mine) makes a move.
>2nd chess engine starts up and returns a move.
>1st chess engine makes a move
>2nd chess engine terminates
>I've seen this with both Phalanx and Sjeng. It even happens
>matching Arasan against itself.
>The error given by xboard is that the 2nd program was
>"Killed by Signal 2", which is SIGINT. I'm puzzled because
>all these engines call signal(SIGINT,SIG_IGN) on startup.
>Anyone had success with this?

First, what about making it work with rsh rather than ssh?  IE I do this
all the time just using -fh and -sh to point to two different machines.  This
works fine.

I'd make sure it was non-ssh related first...

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