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Re: PCBNEW DRC with rotated rectangular pads (partial fix in r1952)
Jonas Diemer <diemer@...>
Mon, 7 Sep 2009 12:34:51 +0200
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Am Montag, 7. September 2009 12:23:38 schrieb jean-pierre charras - INPG:
> I do not believe Pcbnew must create a DRC error for each pad having a
> non 0 or 90 deg orientation.
> This will understand as a BUG for users who have such pads in their board.
True it is a poor fix, best fix would be to implement clearance check for non-
oriented pads. The question is what we do until this is implemented:
Option 1 (current state): Ignore these and do not generate DRC marker. This
would mean that there are undetected DRC violations.
Option 2 (my suggestion): Generate errors in those cases, where we can not say
whetern DRC rules are met. This will generate false positives...
Option 3: Enhance Option 2 by simple bounding box check to reduce false