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Re: KiCad 5.0.0~rc2 now available in Debian experimental


The flag should be KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON, is it? KICAD_SCRIPTING should
be on. Action scripts work without wxpython support (unless they try to
import and use wxpython explicitly).

Eeli Kaikkonen

2018-05-28 10:25 GMT+03:00 Carsten Schoenert <c.schoenert@xxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Hi,
> I already wanted to make a fixed build about the GTK3+ vs. GTK2+ issues
> of KiCad in Debian experimental while MiniDebConf in Hamburg but didn't
> get it in time.
> So I prepared on the last weekend the recent RC2 release and uploaded
> this all to Debian experimental. This upload has switched back to
> linking KiCad against wxWidgets with GTK2+ binding but also dropped the
> SCRIPTING_PYTHON support due missing GTK2+ support for wxpython.
> My poor testing hasn't shown any particular regression but maybe there
> are corner cases we need to take before going further to Debian
> unstable/testing.
> I also updated the footprints, the schematic symbols and the 3D models.
> The templates aren't have got a update since RC1 so no new upload here.
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/kicad
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/kicad-footprints
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/kicad-symbols
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/kicad-packages-3d
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/kicad-templates
> So if people on testing or unstable want to use these versions they need
> to install them explicitly, even if they already have installed a
> previous version from experimental, there is no automatic update normally.
> --
> Regards
> Carsten Schoenert
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