fairymax - xboard compatible chess and chess-variant engine

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fairymax_5.0b-1_i386.deb
Package name fairymax
Package version 5.0b
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category game::board game::board:chess games implemented-in::c role::program use::gameplaying
Homepage http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/CVfairy.html
License -
Maintainer Debian Games Team <pkg-games-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Download size 69.15 KB
Installed size 222.00 KB
Fairymax is a program that plays chess and chess variants. It uses the
xboard/winboard chess-engine protocol to communicate. Apart from 'regular'
chess (also known as the Mad-Queen variant), it can play Capablanca chess,
gothic chess, knightmate, cylinder chess, berolina chess, superchess and
courier chess.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fairymax_5.0b-1_amd64.deb 5.0b amd64 Debian Main
fairymax - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package fairymax_5.0b-1_i386.deb
Source Package fairymax

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fairymax deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fairymax




2016-11-11 - Vincent Legout <vlegout@debian.org>
fairymax (5.0b-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
- Update get-orig-source target in debian/rules
* Add debian/patch/makefile.patch to fix install directories
* debian/control:
- fix Vcs fields
- Standards-Version 3.9.8
* debian/rules: build with hardening flags
2014-10-25 - Vincent Legout <vlegout@debian.org>
fairymax (4.8v-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
- Refresh debian/patches/fix-return.patch
- Remove debian/patches/Makefile.patch, merged upstream
- Update get-orig-source target in debian/rules
* debian/copyright: Add short name for fairymax license
* Standards-Version 3.9.6
2014-09-11 - Vincent Legout <vlegout@debian.org>
fairymax (4.8t-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version (Closes: #760816)
* Use my debian.org email address
* Update VCS fields, use anonscm.debian.org
* Update get-orig-source target: Update version number and use underscore
instead of dash to create the tarball
* debian/copyright: Use copyright-format 1.0
* Add a debian/watch file, thanks to Yann Dirson
* Switch to debhelper 9
* Add debian/patch/Makefile.patch
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.5
* debian/docs: Add CVfairy.html
* Add debian/patches/fix-return.patch: Fix FTBFS with clang
(Closes: #743008)
2011-03-13 - Vincent Legout <vincent@legout.info>
fairymax (4.8q-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable
* Switch to debhelper 8
2010-12-11 - Vincent Legout <vincent@legout.info>
fairymax (4.8q-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.1
* Use debian/clean instead of override_dh_auto_clean to remove fmax.man
* Update get-orig-source target
2010-01-23 - Vincent Legout <vincent@legout.info>
fairymax (4.8o-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
- Remove patches, they have been merged upstream. Remove quilt dependency
* debian/rules:
- Update get-orig-source target
- Remove override_dh_auto_configure, no longer needed
- Update clean target
* debian/fairymax.manpages: Removed
* debian/README.source: Removed
2009-09-29 - Vincent Legout <vincent@legout.info>
fairymax (4.8m-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version (Closes: #544874)
- Update 01_fix_ini_files_default_location patch
- Add 02_Makefile patch
* debian/control:
- Bump to Standards-Version 3.8.3
- Build-Depend on debhelper >= 7.0.50~ to support override targets
- Update Homepage
* debian/fairymax.install: Dropped
* debian/fairymax.docs: Updated
* debian/fairymax.manpages: Updated
* debian/fairymax.6: Dropped, integrated upstream
* debian/rules: Updated
* debian/fairymax.dirs: Added
* debian/README.source: Added
* debian/copyright: Update Source field
* debian/watch: Added
2009-07-22 - Vincent Legout <vincent@legout.info>
fairymax (4.8j-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #537713)
* Removed unused windows binaries from tarball

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