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Re: Announcement


Excellent work guys! I'm really looking forward to trying this stuff out.
I'll commit the download_openssl.cmake changes in a few days when we're
back on-line at home as I've just moved house and we've no internet access
at home at the moment.

Thanks to everyone involved in that work, a push and shove router, the GAL
and the tool framework is all excellent news for KiCad!!

Best Regards,


On 30 October 2013 01:29, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Now that the repo is back in good shape following my lapse in judgement
> (Thanks Dick!) I am happy to announce that the CERN OpenGL/Cairo
> rendering, push and shove router, and the new tool framework code has
> been committed to the testing branch for widespread testing and
> development.  Please note that building kicad has changed slightly on
> some platforms.  Here are the revised build instructions:
> - Linux: it builds exactly the same as always
> - Windows: cross compilation (http://www.ohwr.org/documents/251) and
> native build using mingw (http://www.ohwr.org/documents/300)
> - Mac OS: http://www.ohwr.org/documents/293
> Please note that most of the Pcbnew editing tools have not been ported
> to the new framework.  Therefore, most of the editing has to be
> performed in the default rendering mode.  It will take some time for
> this to happen so please be patient as this work continues.
> I want to personally thank the folks at CERN who made all of this possible.
> Enjoy,
> Wayne
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