[Pachi] pachi question

Petr Baudis pasky at ucw.cz
Sat Sep 3 13:51:29 CEST 2011


On Sat, Sep 03, 2011 at 10:42:08AM +0100, Matthew Woodcraft wrote:
> Vikram Valia wrote:
> > I extracted the pachi tar ball to /home/*usr*/Downloads/pachi, typed make in
> > the terminal and got an executable file. and configured qgo to look to
> > /home/*usr*/Downloads/pachi/pachi for the go engine. With *usr* being my
> > username. But I cannot get it to work, any ideas? Thanks for all your
> > efforts.
> 
> I can confirm that qgo (I have version 1.5.4) doesn't work directly with
> pachi.
> 
> qgo's GTP implementation isn't very forgiving. You can get it to work if
> you run pachi through a GTP proxy like gogui-adapter.
> 
> (But I don't think qgo supports command-line arguments for its engines,
> so you have to write a little script.)
> 
> Or else you could use a more robust graphical client. I use gogui and
> quarry, and they both work fine with pachi.

That's curious, do you have any idea what in Pachi's GTP interface
could irritate qgo? I'd believe Pachi is fairly conservative in its GTP
output.

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				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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