[Pachi] Compiling pachi with cygwin

Petr Baudis pasky at ucw.cz
Wed Nov 6 19:00:21 CET 2013


On Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 11:42:57AM -0600, Erik S. Steinmetz wrote:
> I am trying to compile pachi (the current version from the git repository) using cygwin. I try a plain old make without modifying the Makefile, and the program compiles and links (with many, many warnings), but when I start it up and tell it to ‘genmove b’, it seems to make it all the way through its thought process and then hangs.
> I noticed that there was a thread about this back in January/February of 2012 on the computer-go mailing list, but it did not appear to end with a definitive solution.
> Was there ever a solution found for this issue?

  In that thread, Michael Williams offered this advice:

> (When I said "latest", I meant latested released version -- 9.01)
> When compiling with MinGW, one must use at least the version from Jan 22,
> 2012.  And that is working for me.  I am able to compile and run.

  What about it?

  It seems the core issue is that cygwin per se does not support
pthreads properly.

				Petr "Pasky" Baudis

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