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Re: GitHub Plugin (my nemesis)
On 02/10/17 11:37, Simon Küppers wrote:
I am no expert, but this question is out of the scope of this thread..
For downloading, gut applies compression anyway.
I agree with you here. Lets ignore the 3d model stuff and get back
talking about the footprint libs.
I respect the people having slow Internet lines.. However as shown a
few posts backwards, the whole footprints and symbol library is like
100 megabytes without the 3d models. If think the benefit of a single
repo outways the ability to download only a selection of libraries...
By a LOT.
We are planning a massive library reorganization. (for the v5 release)
This will require a lot more footprint libs. If all these new libs are
all in a separate repo then this can not be done!
In addition to the new repos the old once still need to exist (and have
at least one footprint each) because otherwise the github plugin will
stop working for everyone who has this old repo in their fp-lib-table.
**We library managers require whatever lib distribution is used to
support one repo that holds all footprint libs.** (one repo that has the
pretty folders as subdirectorys)
To be honest i do not care what will be used as long as this requirement
We would really need a decision soon. Are you guys prepared to help us
out here such that we can move on with the lib reorganization? (The
details of how you do it can be discussed later.)