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Re: Zone fill hangup?
On 3 February 2018 at 13:29, Steven A. Falco <stevenfalco@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/03/2018 12:40 PM, Steven A. Falco wrote:
>> On 02/03/2018 12:28 PM, Tomasz Wlostowski wrote:
>>> On 03/02/18 16:57, Steven A. Falco wrote:
>>>> I have been using Kicad 4.0.7 successfully. I just decided to give the upcoming 5 series a try, so I set up a Fedora VM and loaded the COPR 100:r11969.dc66b73-nightlies.fc27 build.
>>>> Most everything I've tried works fine, but zone fill in pcbnew just appears to hang. Running "top" doesn't show anything sucking up time - it just never completes.
>>>> All that I get is a dialog box titled "Fill All Zones", with a message "Calculating zone fills...". The Elapsed time counter shows 0:00:00, and the progress bar doesn't move. If I click the Cancel button, it goes gray, but the box stays up.
>>>> The same thing happens if I try to run a DRC - as soon as it tries to fill zones, it hangs. This board behaves properly in 4.0.7. I even tried deleting the zones and re-adding them but that has no effect.
>>>> I've put the project, schematic, board file, etc up on dropbox in case anyone wants to take a look at it:
>>>> I'll be happy to file a bug, but first I wanted to see if this is operator error or a known problem.
>>> Hi Steve,
>>> You're using a build from 30 November 2017. Since then the freeze has
>>> been fixed. Your board fills correctly on the latest nightly.
>> Thanks, but now I'm confused. I downloaded from https://copr-be.cloud.fedoraproject.org/results/%40kicad/kicad/fedora-27-x86_64/00708625-kicad/ which appears to be from 2018-Feb-03.
>> Could you please point me to the correct place to download the current Fedora nightlies?
> Sorry to reply to my own post, but I've been doing some digging, and I have some new information:
> I tried the same project under windows using this nightly: http://downloads.kicad-pcb.org/windows/nightly/kicad-r9348.dc66b73a2-x86_64.exe
> It reports its version as "(2018-02-02 revision dc66b73a2)-makepkg, release build", and the SHA1 of dc66b73a2 appears to match the tip of the source tree.
> I get the same hang-up in windows when trying to fill all zones that I get in linux.
> I'm tempted to conclude that this is a real problem. Could someone please try loading the project I put on dropbox into their kicad and see if it is reproducible? All you need to do is open the board file and hit 'b' to trigger a zone refill.
So loading your file (main.kicad_pcb), filling the copper zones works
very quickly for me (< 0.1s on my laptop). The progress bar just
blinks up briefly. Version: [(2017-12-24 revision 570866557)-master,
release build Libraries: wxWidgets 3.0.3]
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