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Subject: Re: Perft 5,6 {Fastest program is List}

Author: Uri Blass

Date: 06:17:28 06/05/02

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On June 05, 2002 at 08:24:21, Miguel A. Ballicora wrote:

>On June 04, 2002 at 19:10:24, Uri Blass wrote:
>>On June 04, 2002 at 18:46:33, Dann Corbit wrote:
>>>On June 04, 2002 at 18:35:51, Uri Blass wrote:
>>>>I did not know that list knows to claulcate perft.
>>>>Some questions:
>>>>1)Did you use List under winboard?
>>>Not to make the perft list.
>>>>2)Does winboard support the perft command?
>>>Not that I know of.
>>After some thinking it is easy to support the perft command under winboard.
>>I may consider adding another exe file that only support the perft command
>>without irrelevant files in the next version of movei.
>Perft is a testing/debugging tool, if you provide it in a separate file perft
>become useless.

I disagree that it becomes useless.

If a programmer wants to test(devug) his(her) program by calculating perft in a
lot of positions then in order to save time (s)he may prefer to use the fastest
program to calculate perft to check his(her) results.


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