Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Deal 3.1.4 released

* Added -trick flag to dds

* Allowed for inclusion of Tcl release libraries

* Moved most of deal.tcl to lib/features.tcl

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Deal 3.1.3 Released

Whoops, just found a major performance error I made in changes to Bo Haglund's double dummy solver. A one-line fix improved performance by 14%, so I thought I'd quickly update my last point release.

Change notes:

* Fixed performance issue in DDS that I introduced in Deal 3.1.0.

* Added -x command line flag

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Deal 3.1.2: New Mac OS X binary

Updated Mac OS X binary release. Binary is now built with -fast optimization flag, which speeds up double-dummy solving by a whole 3% or so.

Deal 3.1.2 released


* Added dds command for more control over the double dummy solver

* Added 'universal' target to Makefile for building Mac universal binaries

* Added tests for double-dummy solver, including Great 88 file

* Performance tweaks to the double-dummy solver

* Fixed a typo bug in deal.tcl

* Added full_deal command

* Added unicode output option for default format (to put out suit symbols)

* Changed to allow "-" as void in inputs

* Fixed seeding with seed_deal command

* Updated documentation and built a documentation-management system