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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Re: The importance of METs

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Re: The importance of METs
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 19:15:14 +0200
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On Tue 02 Sep 2003 (18:01 +0200), Nardy Pillards wrote:
> From:                 Jim Segrave <address@hidden>
> > Assuming you've got a gnubg with socket support (I think Nardy's
> > builds have this, but I'm not sure).
> > 
> > Start a copy of gnubg, you may as well use the nogui version. This
> > will be the master. Enter the command
> > 
> >    external
> > 
> > where means the local host, use port 4000
> > 
> > Start another copy of gnubg.
> > Go to Settings->Players. At the bottom, click external and fill in
> >
> > 
> > Start a match/session whatever and watch it play. 
> > 
> > I believe, from looking at the code, that the master server will be
> > playing using the Evaluation settings for cube and chequer play, 
> not
> > the player 0 settings.
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Jim Segrave           address@hidden
> Yes, Nardy's builds have socket support.
> But this is what happens:
> Run first instance of gnubg. command:
> external
> Run second instance of gnubg.
> Settings/Players. Check External. Enter:
> The second instance, new Match 7 pts
> It plays, but it acts weird. Checkers you put on the bar aren't 
> 'seen'. It moves checkers from points were no checkers are.
> Close the second instance.
> First instance gets a popup window telling:
> "Reading from external connection.
> Bad file description"

That's not unreasonable = normally the server (the one with the
external command) may as well run as no gui, as it
isnt' doing any board updates.

Watching gnubg playing against itself it looks normal, but it moves a
bit quickly to ensure that everything is legal (I did test that evals
were used yesterday by setting a lot of noise on the server side and
anlaysing a game afterwards - that game was legal).

Watching now, I do see chequers for both sides going on and off the
bar and outside of insane cube play by the server gnubg, it looks

Jim Segrave           address@hidden

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