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Subject: Re: no more comments???

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 06:50:51 07/26/02

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On July 26, 2002 at 04:12:41, Andrzej Nagorko wrote:

>On July 25, 2002 at 18:01:49, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>That is a bit like my old incremental move generation.  I would make a move
>>and update everything so that generating moves was always trivial.  The problem
>>is that you make a move, update the stuff, then get a hash hit and don't
>>use the updated info at all.  I gave up on that and decided to just update
>>exactly when it is needed...
>  There is easy workaround for this problem. You can calculate hash key of new
>position before making move and check hash table before call to make_move.

Same problem, different way to hit it:  The first move you search causes a
cutoff from the other side, without using any of the incremental data.  Now
you would have to do your idea twice, once here, and then look at the next
possible hash signature and probe there too...

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