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Re: The developer mailing list did not work in my case


Le 15/05/2013 15:12, Shane Volpe a écrit :
Thanks for the response.  I will certainly put together some schematics for
testing and also I'm more than willing to do testing.  I had provided a PCB
file to aid in the development of Pcad2kicad and will love to do so for the
schematic portion as well.  I should be able to post something early next
week.  Should I just post the schematics/lib to this list or is there a
better place to post them?

Currently, I am thinking the best place is
/bazaar.launchpad.net/~kicad-gost-committers/kicad/pcad2kicad project,
in extra/pcad2kicadsch/
in a folder like test_files.
This kind of tool needs some test files for regression tests.

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 3:59 AM, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Le 15/05/2013 01:35, Shane Volpe a écrit :

  I to want to voice my disappointment in not having the schematic portion
merged.  If there are problems please clearly list them so others can fix

Pcad2kicad was finalized in march 2013, and made compatible with the
Pcbnew plugin mechanism to include importers.
The pcb converter was integrated in pcbnew and tested :bugs and other
issues fixed by Alexander (thanks to Alexander).
and i was able to include it just in time in the stable release (march
2013 for the first version.)

A stable version take some time to be fully finalized: Doc update, libs
update, bug fixes, and so on... (and is not fully finalized)
The schematic portion was postponed, because I did not have a chance to
test it, and the stable version (and other fixes in testing version) took
me some time.

Note: we have feedback from users/developers only for the Eagle importer.

Therefore: no feedback from users or developers, not a lot of time to test
the schematic converter (currently I do not have pcad schematic files for a
fast test), and no Eeschema importer mechanism lead me we have some time to
merge it (and to write a doc or enhance the readme to use it).
It also can be left as an external tool, because the Pcad2kicad schematic
converter is freely accessible.

It can be used/tested even it is not included in the current kicad version.
Your disappointment certainly means you need this converter, and therefore
your are able to test it, send us a schematic/lib file for tests and
enhance the readme (if needed).

the GOST-doc-gen is an other story.

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS

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