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by Ethanagor
June 6th, 2019, 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

This is probably a really stupid question, but I'm pretty new to 1D automata. can someone explain to me why W90 doesn't work? What do you mean by "doesnt work"? when I try to set the current rule to W90, golly tells me it's not valid in any algorithm. other W rules work fine. I'm using an outdated ...
by Ethanagor
June 6th, 2019, 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

This is probably a really stupid question, but I'm pretty new to 1D automata. can someone explain to me why W90 doesn't work?
by Ethanagor
July 15th, 2017, 8:38 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: Forum Search Function
Replies: 4
Views: 3869

Forum Search Function

I feel a bit bad for starting a thread just for this, but I don't know where else to put this question. In the conwaylife forums, there is a search bar that can be used within forums or individual threads. However, it doesn't like a lot of search terms. For instance, say I want to find a herschel co...
by Ethanagor
July 13th, 2017, 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Well, I never got SLmake to run. I even tried it again on my laptop. doesn't work, but for different reasons. However, I found a much easier way to do what I was trying to, which does not require SLMake. Thanks everyone for your help! Tangentially related question: In the Herschel conduit collection...
by Ethanagor
July 9th, 2017, 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Saka wrote:
Ethanagor wrote:
Saka wrote: Did you mean the cd /C/ thing?
yes, and I tried both the command on the tutorial page as well as the command dvgrn suggested in the linked post, both followed by ./slmake .
Did you make the folder that it said to make and is it in the right place?
Yes and yes. I double-checked just now.
by Ethanagor
July 8th, 2017, 10:57 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Larger than Life
Replies: 302
Views: 151190

Re: Larger than Life

This may or may not be known (I'm not sure where to look) but here is a one-time 90 degree reflector of a diagonal bug in the same rule as Bosco: x = -10, y = -20, rule = R5,C0,M1,S34..58,B34..45,NM:T100,100 4b3o$3b7o$2bo2b6o$bo4b5o$2o5b4o$b2o4b4o$b4ob5o$b9o$2b7o$3b5o$4b3o22$ 15b5o$14b7o$13b8o$13b4o...
by Ethanagor
July 8th, 2017, 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Saka wrote: Did you mean the cd /C/ thing?
yes, and I tried both the command on the tutorial page as well as the command dvgrn suggested in the linked post, both followed by ./slmake .
by Ethanagor
July 8th, 2017, 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Saka wrote:
Ethanagor wrote: Which what? If you mean which command line, I mean the Cygwin terminal. If you mean anything about the error itself, this is all of the information given to me.
What did you run through the command line
I copied and pasted exactly what is on the page. Nothing more, nothing less.
by Ethanagor
July 8th, 2017, 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

when I try to run it through the command line as described in your forum post I get an error stating "Segmentation fault (core dumped)". What am I doing wrong? Which one, exactly? Which what? If you mean which command line, I mean the Cygwin terminal. If you mean anything about the error itself, th...
by Ethanagor
July 7th, 2017, 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Alright, sorry for posting so many questions. This should be the last one, and I can delete all of them when I am done if necessary. I used a different mirror to download Cygwin, and it worked perfectly. I compiled the program. However, when I try to run the executable I get an error message stating...
by Ethanagor
July 7th, 2017, 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Golly 3.0b1
Replies: 73
Views: 23774

Re: Golly 3.0b1

Possible glitch with 3.0b1: I had a LTL pattern open, and I left my computer for a while. I came back around an hour later and woke my computer up, but when I tried to hit play on the pattern I got an error message saying "Can't create pattern file!" I'll need a lot more info: Which platform (Windo...
by Ethanagor
July 7th, 2017, 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Golly 3.0b1
Replies: 73
Views: 23774

Re: Golly 3.0b1

Possible glitch with 3.0b1: I had a LTL pattern open, and I left my computer for a while. I came back around an hour later and woke my computer up, but when I tried to hit play on the pattern I got an error message saying "Can't create pattern file!" Note that I also had Golly 2.8 open, and this did...
by Ethanagor
July 7th, 2017, 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Well, I should probably stop spamming this thread with questions, but I am still having difficulty. I believe the gcc-g++ package that you want is in the "Developer Tools" group -- something like that. The installer does have a slightly weird search function, that should let you find gcc-g++ 5.4.0.1...
by Ethanagor
July 7th, 2017, 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Alright, thanks. Currently installing. It is asking me to select what packages to install; which should I select for these purposes? Here I couldn't find either of the packages listed. I tried to install it anyway, hoping it would work out. However, when I try to open the terminal it just tells me ...
by Ethanagor
July 6th, 2017, 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

The hard part might be getting used to Cygwin, if you're using Windows -- starting with downloading it. You'll want the 64-bit version ... Well, my virus guard says the .exe is unsafe. Is it trustworthy enough for me to override this? Yes, see sections 2.7, 2.8, and 2.9 in the FAQ: https://cygwin.c...
by Ethanagor
July 6th, 2017, 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

dvgrn wrote:The hard part might be getting used to Cygwin, if you're using Windows -- starting with downloading it. You'll want the 64-bit version...
Well, my virus guard says the .exe is unsafe. Is it trustworthy enough for me to override this?
by Ethanagor
July 5th, 2017, 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

I guarantee this is a dumb question (most of mine are) but is there any program to find salvos that is good for the less tech-savvy (i.e. doesn't take a lot of steps to compile, has simplistic input and output, etc.)? If not, is there an algorithm to find salvos by hand other than guess and check? T...
by Ethanagor
July 3rd, 2017, 11:13 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Larger than Life
Replies: 302
Views: 151190

Re: Larger than Life

(1,8)c/6 knightship! x = 10, y = 10, rule = R2,C6,M0,S9..12,B5..10,NM:T2000,2000 4.4A$3.3A.2A$3.BA2BABA$3.CA3B2A$2.CDA3BCA$2.2DE3AD$2.2E3DED$4.C.EDE$. E2.2D$E3.3E2.E! I don't know what this thing is: x = 48, y = 33, rule = R2,C6,M0,S10..18,B5..10,NM:T2000,2000 28.C2B3A$26.3D2CAB2A$26.3EAD4A$22.2B2A...
by Ethanagor
July 2nd, 2017, 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

...the most complete collection at the moment is probably the one buried in the data folder in Calcyman's slmake archive file. Well, I downloaded the massive file. However, I really don't know what is what. A lot of the files have no format attached, but when opened in notepad++ give a series of AP...
by Ethanagor
July 2nd, 2017, 5:22 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: is this c/10 spaceship known?
Replies: 355
Views: 472221

Re: is this c/10 spaceship known?

wwei23 wrote:WHOOPS
You ok there?
by Ethanagor
July 2nd, 2017, 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Ah well. Related note, is there a compilation somewhere of all known still-lives which can be "pushed" by gliders, with the glider being destroyed in the process, or something of the sort?
by Ethanagor
July 1st, 2017, 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Are there any known reactions where a glider hits a constellation and is reflected, but the reflector itself if translated at least one cell, orthogonally or diagonally? If not, how might I go about finding such a reaction? x = 13, y = 11, rule = B3/S23 b2o$o2bo$bobo$2bob2o$3bo2bo$4bobo$5bo2$10b2o$...
by Ethanagor
July 1st, 2017, 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 1814
Views: 484389

Re: Thread for basic questions

Are there any known reactions where a glider hits a constellation and is reflected, but the reflector itself if translated at least one cell, orthogonally or diagonally? If not, how might I go about finding such a reaction?
by Ethanagor
June 28th, 2017, 7:24 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: All directions and infinite speeds
Replies: 39
Views: 8000

Re: All directions and infinite speeds

I threw together some simple icons for the first four states. The written direction is that in which the cell travels, while the arrow is the direction in which it pushes a cell of state 5. To use these, just paste the whole mess at the bottom of the rule. @ICONS XPM /* width height num_colors chars...
by Ethanagor
June 25th, 2017, 8:43 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: All directions and infinite speeds
Replies: 39
Views: 8000

Re: All directions and infinite speeds

Easy: x = 11, y = 4, rule = All_Speeds E9.E$.E7.E$.E.E3.E.E$2.E5.E! It doesnt work at all..? oh crap, I didn't copy the whole things correctly. Let me try again: x = 14, y = 11, rule = All_Speeds 7.E6$.E10.E$2.E8.E$E.E8.E.E$.E10.E$.E10.E! Wow, still left one cell out. This one works for real, I hop...