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Re: how about writing a autoupdate program for kicad nightly version
On 21.06.2017 08:18, liyoubdu wrote:
> how about writing a autoupdate program for kicad nightly version
There are two kinds of people who should use nightly builds: users who
absolutely need a new feature, and developers who want to test something
on a different platform -- especially the Windows build is really
difficult to set up correctly.
Users still need some stability. Once they've found a version that has
the required features, they are best off not touching the installation
unless there is some really annoying bug. Auto-installing a nightly may
mean waking up to a broken installation.
Developers generally don't install the nightly unless it's for testing.
What I'd like to see is some auto-update for the libraries, but that's
probably better handled inside the program. I have some ideas on how it
could work, but I really want to finish at least *one* feature branch
before starting another.
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