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Re: FP_LIB_TABLE::FootprintLoad assert on windows; encoding issue


Oops. I lost a LOCALE_IO during a refactor. Never mind this.

On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 04:05:28PM -0400, Chris Pavlina wrote:
> Hi,
> When running a debug build on Windows, I get an assertion failure here:
> common/fp_lib_table.cpp:250
> FP_LIB_TABLE::FootprintLoad
>         wxASSERT( aFootprintName == (wxString) fpid.GetLibItemName() );
> This is clearly related to the character encoding of the footprint name.
> The footprint in question is "Würth_36103205_20x20mm"; according to gdb
> the correct name is in fpid.GetLibItemName(), but the version in
> aFootprintName contains garbage in place of the "ü".
> Can we just remove this assert and use the correct name read out of the
> footprint file? Or is there something here that actually needs to be
> fixed? Will KiCad catch fire if the filename doesn't match the footprint
> name?
> -- 
> Chris