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

Author: Miguel A. Ballicora

Date: 06:29:38 06/05/02

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On June 05, 2002 at 09:17:28, Uri Blass wrote:

>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:
>>>>[snip]
>>>>>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.
>>
>>Miguel
>
>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.
>
>Uri

You are not debugging the main program is perft is in another different separate
program!

Miguel






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