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Re: Improving usability of KiCad
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On 10/11/2010 09:25 AM, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Oct 2010, Alex G wrote:
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>> On 10/10/2010 12:35 PM, Vesa Solonen wrote:
>>> On Sat, 9 Oct 2010, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>>>> We are essentially rewriting eeschema very soon.
>>> Any plans going metric on the way? I know it doesn't actuallu matter
>> I second that. Imperial is so last millennium.
> Also there is already the 10nm proposal of a few month ago.
>> I'm find the idea of going QT interesting, but I have to ask the
>> question: "Isn't QT slower?". It may be just me, but I get the feeling
>> that wxGTK apps are the most responsive on my F13 box.
> I don't like qt, actually :P and I don't see what's wrong with wx, since
> a lot of other apps use it (I actually prefer clean C GTK, but that's
> another story...). I don't think that the opengl bug isn't unavoidable
> on wx... aren't there other apps using it out there?
And there is also wxQT in the works, so it might become possible to
compile kicad with either GTK or QT without any code modification.
> I mean, kicad opengl use is of the plain, opengl 1.1 flavour *and* the
> only thing between X and it is XGL. What are we doing so strange that
> segfaults on non-nvidia gear?
I tried to find out, and the problem is in a wxWidgets call. Let me know
if you want to track down this issue. I can give you what I have so far.
Also Alain Portal did some tracking on Fedora Bugzilla.
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