Are SF Team No Longer Updating Windows Compiles Of Their Engine ?

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Re: Are SF Team No Longer Updating Windows Compiles Of Their Engine ?

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Dann Corbit wrote: Thu May 30, 2024 10:39 pm For those who would like a recent windows compile and who also have an AMD ryzen/threadripper CPU, here is a build from the current source code:

the binary is in the src folder.
_All_ new commits are always released at official SF github (since nearly a year already) in case you still missed it...and despite what you wrote in a previous message about 'missing' windows compilations in another thread.
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The official site only releases the official binaries.
Those are few and far between.
Everyone knows that the source code is updated.
Not everyone knows how to build from source.
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Dann Corbit wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 12:53 am The official site only releases the official binaries.
Those are few and far between.
Everyone knows that the source code is updated.
Not everyone knows how to build from source.
I'm fairly certain that most people here know that the SF developmental versions are here:
https://www.abrok.eu/stockfish/
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Yes, but it has been some time since the last Windows build was released.
Quite frankly, maybe there is a reason for that, since the Windows code may not be ready yet.
But I did a build of the current source anyway and published it.
For very fast games, you get +21 Elo compared to the last released Windows version.
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Dann Corbit wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 12:53 am The official site only releases the official binaries.
Those are few and far between.
Everyone knows that the source code is updated.
Not everyone knows how to build from source.
Well, I don't think there is a lot of reason to download inbetween merge wave commits, unless you are doing smth like NCM does.
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Dann Corbit wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 12:53 am The official site only releases the official binaries.
Those are few and far between.
Everyone knows that the source code is updated.
Not everyone knows how to build from source.
No... sigh... the newest dev build in x flavours is on the release channel.

My link was from official site. Just click on releases (this is since 07/2023 at least).
And it seems you haven't even looked at it.
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Graham Banks wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 1:39 am
Dann Corbit wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 12:53 am The official site only releases the official binaries.
Those are few and far between.
Everyone knows that the source code is updated.
Not everyone knows how to build from source.
I'm fairly certain that most people here know that the SF developmental versions are here:
https://www.abrok.eu/stockfish/
Please don't confuse him even more. Abrok compilations were always inofficial + not related to SF team and broken for a while.
But most important they are obsolete, every change had a dev build since at least 07/2023 on the official SF release channel at github.
(to be fair it seems they only keep the last dev build there)
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Dann Corbit wrote: Thu May 30, 2024 10:39 pm For those who would like a recent windows compile and who also have an AMD ryzen/threadripper CPU, here is a build from the current source code:

the binary is in the src folder.
Tried the VS .sln, does not work.

So, which compiler (and batch file) to use, the documentation does not say.
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Rebel wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 8:32 am
Dann Corbit wrote: Thu May 30, 2024 10:39 pm For those who would like a recent windows compile and who also have an AMD ryzen/threadripper CPU, here is a build from the current source code:
...
the binary is in the src folder.
Tried the VS .sln, does not work.

So, which compiler (and batch file) to use, the documentation does not say.
make clang / gcc
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Rebel wrote: Fri May 31, 2024 8:32 amTried the VS .sln, does not work.
So, which compiler (and batch file) to use, the documentation does not say.
That's because the official SF repo doesn't have anything VS or batch files. The build is via the Makefile.
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