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Re: Feedback and wishlist
Werner Almesberger <werner@...>
Wed, 1 Jul 2009 06:33:17 -0700
Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> Getting it to work, or learning it?
Getting JNLP to work. With OpenJDK, all I get is
netx: Spec version not supported (supports 1.0)
I also tried various other packages that are supposed to provide
JNLP, with little more success.
> What platform are you having a problem getting it to work on? Did you
> ask for help on the freerouting.net forum?
This is on Ubuntu, a happy mixture of hardy (8.04), intrepid (8.10),
and karmic (9.10).
I didn't ask on the forum yet because I thought doing that while I
was pissed off at having to jump through all those hoops in the
first place wouldn't be such a good moment for trying to phrase a
polite question :)
> Kicad had *no chance* of routing my 6 layer board.
You mean the autorouter ? I wonder if anyone actually uses it.
> The manual push and shove routing is
> priceless and world class.
Probably 8 layers here. We haven't gotten to the layout yet, but
I'd rather not have to find out how we fare entirely with manual