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Re: KiCad v5 build warning
On 8/4/2018 7:00 AM, Simon Richter wrote:
> On 04.08.2018 11:53, Jeff Young wrote:
>> I thought Alexis’s strategy for the View Footprints in Symbol Chooser experimental feature worked well.
> That would mean:
> - new features get an option
> - the option defaults to ON during development
> - options that should not be released are adjusted to OFF before RC
> - ideally, users are told about the change
> - autobuilders don't set any feature options and just go with defaults
> Can we get that as official policy?
Please keep in mind that one of the goals is to keep the development
branch of kicad as usable as possible. That is the criteria for turning
on/off experimental features. If we don't keep the nightly builds
usable, users will not run them which is a major setback for testing.