Hi Steve,

how do you do? I cannot tell about news in my life, I'm still looking for a 
flat. In Germany wintertime is going over, the spring is coming slowly.

> Stockfish 9 plays a lot nicer with ScidvsPC...

What does this mean?

Have a good time,
Gregor


On Sunday 11 March 2018 12:53:18 Steve A wrote:
> Hi,
> We've made some release candidates for 4.19, so please test them.
>   http://scidvspc.sourceforge.net/index.html#toc3
> No really big new features. Stockfish 9 plays a lot nicer with ScidvsPC and
> has been included, and have also included Paul's nicest piece-set too. Here
> is the changelog,
> cheers, Steven
> 
> 4.19 (March 15, 2018)
> 
>     New 'Default Databases' feature (Options->Save Bases as Default)
>     CQL 5.2 search feature (Search->CQL). Thanks Lionel and CQL authors
>     General search can now match any (non-hidden) pre-game or final move
> Comment
>     Export Scid Flags feature
>     Big speed up for bulk Strip Comments/Variations feature. (Also make the
> 'Stop' button work)
>     Improvements to loading games at the correct position (resolve a
> conflict between the tree window and search results), and small Tree
> speed-up
>     Remove 'Magnetic' for Paul's chess pieces. New 'Ascii' chess pieces
> (thanks HGM), and 'Green' colour scheme
>     New Turkish translation (thanks Ali Sen)
> 
>     Right-clicking button bar changes, including right-click Window button
> shows Splash window
>     Some tree tweaks and doco updates, and tree Fast+Slow mode now doesn't
> break the win/lose graph
>     Tweak progress bar update frequencies (base export, game copy)
>     OS X has a faster build
>     New Windows build system from Oz
>     A new script, 'sc_filter_pgn', which filters multiple PGN files for
> games matching a certain position
>     FICS - Offers Graph is disabled while playing a game. Change the censor
> button a little, and control+censor censors person chatting to you
>     Escape key in main board cancels piece dragging/move
>     Input engine fixes (DGT board). Widget now resizes ok, and bitmaps
> display properly on OS X. Thanks to Davy De Roeck for debugging it on OS X
> 
>  Bug Fixes
>     Fixes regarding other language piece letters
>     Fix up showing the first gamelist/game in searches
>     Fix up the days of the months in the calender widget
>     Fix up window placeStockfish 9 plays a lot nicer with ScidvsPC and
has been included,ment on multi display desktops
>     Best games 'Reset Column titles' was broke
>     sc_game startPos segfaults if !HasNonStandardStart
> 
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 10:46 AM, Steve A <stevena...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks Oz, it looks great :)
> > I'll let the users test out the 64 bit app when i announce it this
> > evening.
> > Stockfish 9 have finally fixed a few issues, and makes it much easier for
> > me to package it with the app.
> > 
> > Sorry for not looking at the warnings, but i'm too hopeless. Hopefully
> > people will tell us if they find bugs.
> > (I'm just wondering how that SDL2 bug survived for so long?) If i havent
> > mentioned it already -
> > I wasn't even sure i still had a windows OS till now. My main hard-disk no
> > longer boots for some reason, and i'm having to boot grub off my second
> > (ssd).. but my (illeg*l) win7 still chainloaded ok.
> > When it fails, it's gonna be hard for me to reinstall windows.
> > 
> > Steve
> > 
> > On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 8:22 PM, Ozkan Sezer <seze...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 3/10/18, Steve A <stevena...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > I think svn is ok to go Oz.
> >> > There's been a few changes to the lang/ files recently, so copy
> >> > 
> >> >   czech.tcl deutsch.tcl finnish.tcl francais.tcl greek.tcl hungary.tcl
> >> > 
> >> > italian.tcl nederlan.tcl norsk.tcl polish.tcl portbr.tcl port.tcl
> >> > russian.tcl serbian.tcl spanish.tcl swedish.tcl turkish.tcl
> >> > across to "lang"
> >> > 
> >> > Just unix2dos the README.{html,txt}
> >> > The scid.gui will be ~ 2M bigger because i recently included some fancy
> >> 
> >> new
> >> 
> >> > chess pieces.
> >> > And the scid.exe will be bigger of course, what with the CQL stuff, and
> >> 
> >> i
> >> 
> >> > think you're linking in the dll dependancies. Is it a hassle to use -O3
> >> 
> >> ?
> >> 
> >> > Just one change to spelling.ssp it looks like.
> >> > 
> >> > Oh yeah - stockfish 9 has some real improvements.
> >> > 
> >> > wget https://stockfish.s3.amazonaws.com/stockfish-9-win.zip
> >> > unzip stockfish-9-win.zip
> >> > cp stockfish-9-win/Windows/stockfish_9_x32.exe
> >> 
> >> [32bit]/bin/stockfish.exe
> >> 
> >> > cp stockfish-9-win/Windows/stockfish_9_x64.exe
> >> 
> >> [64bit]/bin//stockfish.exe
> >> 
> >> > I can't think of anything else.
> >> > 
> >> > Just upload them their final destination at SF, and i'll give them a
> >> 
> >> test.
> >> 
> >> > No hurry of course. I'm not sure if i'll get OS X done tomorrow.
> >> > Thanks
> >> 
> >> I did as you asked: Built with -O3, copied the new stockfish, updated
> >> the langs and READMEs, etc, and uploaded to sf, both w32 and w64.
> >> The warning log from the w64 build is attached in case you'll want to
> >> do something about them.
> >> 
> >> --
> >> O.S.


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