+<h1>Freecell Solver 2.40.0 was Released</h1>
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+<a href="http://fc-solve.berlios.de/">Freecell Solver</a> version 2.40.0
+has been released. It is available in the form of a source tarball from
+This release contains a fix to a string overflow with processing the command
+line arguments, and an optimised command-line preset that can be invoked
+as <tt>-l blue-yonder</tt> (or <tt>-l by</tt> for short) that solves the
+Microsoft 32,000 deals in under 100 seconds on a Pentium 4 2.4GHz machine.
+It also contains some more minor changes: there is now a <tt>Scan:</tt> header
+with the name of the current soft thread, when debugging under
+<tt>-s -i</tt>, an off-by-1 iterations count was fixed and the iteration
+handling callback is now applied globally to all the instances. Finally,
+<tt>make_pysol_freecell_board.py</tt> has support for generating PySol's
+<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Hole_%28solitaire%29">"Black Hole"
+ Solitaire</a> deals, intended for my newly released
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/black-hole-solitaire-solver/">Black Hole Solitaire Solver</a>.