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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by maschmdt » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Are you using Scid on an an Fat32 file system? that would explain the problem.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ozymandias » Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:29 am

maschmdt wrote:Are you using Scid on an an Fat32 file system? that would explain the problem.
I tried both under NTFS as well as HFS Plus.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Nordlandia » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:31 am

Under windows there is "Connect Hardware"

What is that for?

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by maschmdt » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:04 am

Please, don't let us guess the numbers! Tell us your setup.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ozymandias » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:17 am

If you mean number of games, it depends on the length of said games, but if you include lots of computer games (which are lengthier), you'll face problems before 12 million, even if they are stripped of comments.

This seems like a serious limitation, I mean, I'm not expecting it to handle the bigger 9-digit DBs, but the ones with the higher ranked players, at least.

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Jesse Gersenson » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:49 pm

Fulvio wrote:It's important do "compact" old databases (Database->Maintenance-> Compact Database) to achieve maximum performance.
DB of 5.25 million games, tree view, clicking top move for first 4 ply, using old L7500 cpu:
Scid 4.3.0 took 71 seconds
Scid 4.6.4 took 33 seconds (without 'Compact Database')
Scid 4.6.4 took 5 seconds (with 'Compact Database')!!

With an i5-2520m Scid 4.6.4 took 3 seconds (with 'Compact Database').

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ponti » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:18 pm

Is there a pre-compiled archive for Ubuntu/Mint users ?
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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by styx » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:42 pm

Not as far as I know. But you can compile it yourself.

Unzip the source files and change into that directory. Then type:

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sudo apt-get install tcl8.5-dev tk8.5-dev

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./configure

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make
After everything is done you can run it by typing:

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./scid
Or you can create a program starter

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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by Ponti » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:35 pm

I'm still having problems to compile it.

Linux Mint 18.

make
rm -f ./scid
cat tcl/start.tcl > ./scid
chmod +x scid
cp scripts/sc_epgn.tcl ./sc_epgn
chmod +x sc_epgn
cp scripts/sc_spell.tcl ./sc_spell
chmod +x sc_spell
cp scripts/sc_eco.tcl ./sc_eco
chmod +x sc_eco
cp scripts/sc_import.tcl ./sc_import
chmod +x sc_import
cp scripts/sc_remote.tk ./sc_remote
chmod +x sc_remote
cp scripts/scidpgn.tcl ./scidpgn
chmod +x scidpgn
cp scripts/pgnfix.py ./pgnfix
chmod +x pgnfix
cp scripts/spliteco.tcl ./spliteco
chmod +x spliteco
cp scripts/spf2spi.tcl ./spf2spi
chmod +x spf2spi
g++ -MMD -O3 -march=native -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions -std=c++11 -pthread -Wall -DSCID_USE_TB -DT41_INCLUDE -I/usr/include/tcl8.6 -o src/sortcache.o -c src/sortcache.cpp
make: g++: Comando não encontrado
Makefile:332: recipe for target 'src/sortcache.o' failed
make: *** [src/sortcache.o] Error 127

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The Ubuntu program base lists SCID but it is not the latest version...
why not update it ?
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Re: A new version of Scid is available [4.6.4]

Post by gbtami » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:11 pm

Try to install build-essential package too!

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