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Subject: Re: Linux or OSX version?

Author: Andreas Guettinger

Date: 03:04:19 12/05/05

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On December 05, 2005 at 05:33:21, Shivkumar Shivaji wrote:

>I quickly wanted to point out that Wine is not an emulator. It actually reverse
>engineers windows instructions. This basically means that performance is
>comparable to native execution except for certain operations which are usually
>not common in chess engines (such as reading from the filesystem). For what it's
>worth, I can vouch that Shredder 9 UCI running under Wine in Linux is comparable
>in performance to Shredder 9 running under windows on the same machine.

I think you still need to own a copy of Windows for that.
And such a thing will not get into my house. :)


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