[sword-devel] new WIN32 binary

Franklin Bratcher sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 10 Apr 2000 21:57:34 -0500

Well, first thing I noticed off the bat, don't know if it was
intentional, but the 1.4.7 rc doesnt decrypt the locked modules at all.

"Troy A. Griffitts" wrote:
> rc1 binary for WIN32 is available on the alpha page:
> http://www.crosswire.org/sword/ALPHAcckswwlkrfre22034820285912/alpha/sword.exe
> Just replace your current sword.exe with this one to test.
> Jerry,
>         I've changed the help menu choice to look for ./help/sword.chm instead
> of ./help/index.html
> If get a chance, would you drop your latest help file in this directory
> to see if it launches correctly.
> Please report problems / comments about:
>         o Initial sizes and resizing of windows.
>         o Search Custom Range feature
>         o Overall stability
>         o Search speeds with custom ranges.
>                 Some optimization was taken out, but I believe speeds
>                 should still be comparable.  I get about 8 secs on a
>                 multiword search of the KJV for "God love world" on
>                 VMWare 2.0 running Windows 98 on a Redhat 6.2 linux
>                 Pentium 600 box.  I get about 4 secs
>                 on a New Testament search of the same.  It should be
>                 about 3 seconds, I would guess from the ratio of text
>                 that should be skipped.  We can do another optimization
>                 pass once everything is working well.
> Thanks for your patience!
>                 -Troy.