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Looking for a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci

Post by Roland Chastain » Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:56 am

In order to use XBoard engines in my GUI, I would need a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci. Would someone have some ideas about the way of doing that? Would someone else be interested in such a tool?
It's a pity that Wb2Uci source code isn't available. But anyway I guess that it uses Windows API for the pipes.
Thank you for sharing your ideas.

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Re: Looking for a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci

Post by brianr » Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:43 pm

Source, along with Winboard/Xboard:

http://hgm.nubati.net/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi

Follow "summary" and "snapshot" links to source, although there may be a better way to find things.

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Re: Looking for a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci

Post by Roland Chastain » Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:17 pm

brianr wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:43 pm
Source, along with Winboard/Xboard:

http://hgm.nubati.net/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi

Follow "summary" and "snapshot" links to source, although there may be a better way to find things.
Thank you for your answer. Yes, I will study the code of uci2wb. It can be a good starting point.

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Re: Looking for a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci

Post by Roland Chastain » Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:41 am

I took a look at uci2wb source code. It's a great piece of code, but too strong for me. :)

I believe it will be easier to implement xboard protocol support in my GUI.

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Re: Looking for a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci

Post by hgm » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:10 am

Note that UCI2WB is the opposite of what you asked for. It is for running UCI engines in a WB GUI.

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Re: Looking for a crossplatform equivalent of Wb2Uci

Post by Roland Chastain » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:33 am

hgm wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:10 am
Note that UCI2WB is the opposite of what you asked for. It is for running UCI engines in a WB GUI.
Thank you for your answer. Yes, I know.

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