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Re: [Bug-gnubg] bearoff.c error

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] bearoff.c error
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 20:13:39 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon 19 Nov 2007 (10:58 -0800), Hugh Sconyers wrote:
> hi
> I was trying out the new multi threads version build aug 3 2007.
> while trying to analyze a match (with processors set to 2),  I got this 
> error message:
> **error** bearoff.c line 1702 (GetDistCompressed) assertion failed: (False)
> tried running it again and got the same message.
> thx
> hugh

The most common reason is that the bearoff database has been
downloaded onto a Windows machine as an ASCII rather than a binary
file. The will produce a corrupt file (every occurrence of a byte with
a value of 13 will be replaced with two bytes with the values 13 and

Can you give the size of your bearoff database files (the exact size,
such as 5180448, not 5Mb or 5180K or similar, for a one sided 15
chequers on 6 points database)

Jim Segrave           address@hidden

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