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Re: [Bug-XBoard] Winboard bug(?)

From: Tim Mann
Subject: Re: [Bug-XBoard] Winboard bug(?)
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 02:40:04 -0800

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004 22:55:31 +0100, "michele marcucci" <address@hidden> wrote:
> /firstChessProgramNames={GNUChess
> "GNUChes5 xboard"
> Dragon45WB /fd="E:\Dragon_45"
> }
> /secondChessProgramNames={GNUChess
> "GNUChes5 xboard"
> Dragon45WB /fd="E:\Dragon_45"

The last line above is wrong.  It should read

  Dragon45WB /sd="E:\Dragon_45"

What you have is telling the *first* engine to use E:\Dragon_45 as its
directory when you select Dragon as the second engine.  That causes the
first engine (GNU Chess 4) to be unable to find one of the files it needs.

> Now, starting Winboard I can't choose GNUChess as the first chess program
> and Dragon after the second chess program. The Fatal Error is:
> "Failed to start first chess program GNUchess on localhost: NO LANGFILE
> (file gnuchess.lang not found)"
> There are not problems choosing Dragon as the first chess program and
> Gnuchess as the second one (in fact, the program can use the two different
> chess engines, but, I think you want to get the maximum from this program!

Tim Mann  address@hidden  http://tim-mann.org/

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