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Komodo 9.42

Post by lkaufman » Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:10 pm

Komodo 9.42 is now available for download, free for anyone entitled to 9.4. While version 9.41 corrected an eval bug, it introduced another unrelated bug which was very serious. Version 9.42 fixes that bug, and keeps the eval bug fix, so we expect that 9.42 will play about five elo stronger than 9.4 and should work properly on all the normal platforms, as far as we know. We urge everyone who got 9.4 or 9.41 to replace it with 9.42.
As for testers, any results on 9.41 should be discarded, while results on 9.4 were probably only crippled by 5 elo so we leave it to your judgment whether to test 9.42 from scratch or merge results with 9.4 results. But 9.41 results are worthless, the bug was huge.
Sorry for the need for two bugfixes, but we are reasonably confident that 9.42 is our best version ever.
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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Ozymandias » Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:52 pm

Will the Komodo team be reiterating, the "4 updates" commitment with K10 subscribers? It looks like the only version, to clearly show an ELO increase across the rating lists, while remaining bug free, was 9.2

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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Leto » Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:57 pm

Ozymandias wrote:Will the Komodo team be reiterating, the "4 updates" commitment with K10 subscribers? It looks like the only version, to clearly show an ELO increase across the rating lists, while remaining bug free, was 9.2
I saw increases in all versions (9.1-9.3) for CEGT, except for the bug in 9.3 that seems to only affect it when on 4 threads.

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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Hurnavich » Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:03 pm

Many thanks to Larry,Mark,Jesse,and Komodo team.
"May your next game be your best"

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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Ozymandias » Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:12 pm

Leto wrote:
Ozymandias wrote:Will the Komodo team be reiterating, the "4 updates" commitment with K10 subscribers? It looks like the only version, to clearly show an ELO increase across the rating lists, while remaining bug free, was 9.2
I saw increases in all versions (9.1-9.3) for CEGT, except for the bug in 9.3 that seems to only affect it when on 4 threads.
9.1 and 9.3 were skipped in some lists (IPON). 9.3 get below 9.2 on CCRL 40/40 and 9.1 gets below 9 on CCRL 40/4. That's why I said "across the rating lists", results are inconsistent except for version 9.2

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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by lkaufman » Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:30 pm

Ozymandias wrote:Will the Komodo team be reiterating, the "4 updates" commitment with K10 subscribers? It looks like the only version, to clearly show an ELO increase across the rating lists, while remaining bug free, was 9.2
We will aim for quarterly releases starting with version 10.00 (which will probably be in May), but we aim for at least 15 elo and/or major new option with each release, and since elo gains are not predictable, this is just a goal. I admit that version 9.3 wasn't a clear enough improvement to justify it in retrospect; all the others clearly were worthwhile.
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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Hurnavich » Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:40 pm

Hi,
Larry and team K

I paid into the subscription and are very happy,and will pay into the next Sub.

No complaints from me with the above.
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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by shrapnel » Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:23 pm

We will aim for quarterly releases starting with version 10.0
Good. Just do that.
Leave it to the customers to decide if there is any improvement or not.
(We won't grumble if there isn't ).
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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Gusev » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:12 pm

Hmm, I currently own 9.3, can I get a good deal on 9.42, then?

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Re: Komodo 9.42

Post by Frank Quisinsky » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:28 pm

Hi Larry,

thanks for the fast bugfixes.

Test-Run for Komodo 9.42 x64 will be start March 25th, 2016. My report / results can be found later in tournament selection from this forum.

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Frank
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