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Subject: Re: Spike 1.0 Mainz released!

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 14:27:08 08/17/05

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On August 17, 2005 at 15:06:29, Volker Böhm wrote:

>On August 17, 2005 at 13:47:55, Joshua Shriver wrote:
>>Will you be open sourcing this? Can I have a copy so I can make a linux binary?
>>Joshua Shriver
>Hi Joshua,
>no we will not open sourcing it! But if you like you can help me building a
>linux version. I have a SuSE Linux 8.1 Professional here that I hopefully can
>install next weekend. Then try a compile to find out which statement will be
>Perhaps you can answer me some questions in advance:
>Which #define derictive can I use to find out I am using GNU C++ under linux?

>In Windows I use __int64 for 64-Bit integer variables. What do I have to use
>under GCC and linux?

long long

>I think the problems that will be left then are the following:
>1. I use a thread to calculate the next move. Thus I need a way how to start
>threads in linux.

>2. I am linking a binary file that contains the book data. Thus I have to find a
>way to link a binary file under linux and to find the address of this data at

Do you mean a symlink or something else?

>If you like to help me porting to linux and perhaps testing the result under
>linux please send me an email to
>Greetings Volker

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