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Re: GitHub Plugin (my nemesis)


And by the way, this would be a feature that is completely new to the market (correct me if I'm wrong). Git integration into eda software. 
I only know of altium that has an svn interface and a proprietary vault. The features both of which could be (at some point) realized using git. 
Innovation is fun :-) 

The idea of modifying a footprint from the standard lib, and generating a patch that could be directly send to the maintainers (maybe using the very new library website) would make contributing very easy!

Am 22. September 2017 10:13:49 MESZ schrieb Ingo Kletti <ikletti@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>Am 22.09.2017 um 09:44 schrieb Oliver Walters:
>> [...] svn has the advantage of being able to
>> pull selective directories from GitHub. You could present the user
>with a
>> list of which libraries they actually want to pull down
>So, just like JS (@tiger12506) I'm excited any time the git integration
>comes up for discussion.
>While I understand the initial focus on Github, it's just like Simon
> > Why not just ask the user for a working directory and pull the
> > libraries there using actual git?
> > This has the obvious advantage, that anyone can use this not only 
>with > github but also with his or her own local repository..
>Without in-depth knowledge about git vs. git-plugin vs. svn:
>Will it be possible to use another repository besides Github?
>In our case, we require our students to maintain their project on a 
>Gitlab server. This server also hosts the KiCad libraries that were 
>created for internal purposes. ATM, it's not possible to just pull the 
>latest version of the internal KiCad libraries from inside KiCad
>And it might not just be us. I think having a proper git integration 
>could ease the library handling of many users.
>In the end, a proper git and/or svn integration would also open the 
>possibility to directly handle version management of KiCad projects
>inside KiCad.
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