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Subject: Re: Questions about the new Nalimov tablebase files...

Author: Eugene Nalimov

Date: 12:34:24 12/13/02

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On December 13, 2002 at 15:29:06, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:

>On December 13, 2002 at 15:23:52, Eugene Nalimov wrote:
>>On December 13, 2002 at 15:22:13, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:
>>>On December 13, 2002 at 15:20:54, Eugene Nalimov wrote:
>>>>very slow startup when TBPATH pointed to the CD-ROM drive and there was no disk
>>>>in that drive
>>>On Windows 95/98/ME there is a similar problem when it points to C:\
>>You meant "no hard drive"? :-)
>>Or the fact that the directory separator at the end of path was not handled
>>correctly? That one is fixed, too.
>On a normal system (with hard drive), using C:\ as the tablebase path
>locks up the program for a long amount of time when running under Win95/98/ME.

That is probably fixed. I was adding "\" before the tablebase file name, and
program ended up searching for e.g. "C:\\kpk.nbb.emd". I think those \\ caused
system to search the LAN...


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