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Re: 5.1 stable release


Hey John,

I can help with the test against gtk3.  I am currently using gtk3 on my
home system although I have not yet tried to build with gtk3 and
phoenix.  I'm not sure Debian supports this yet because I believe
wxwidgets used to build phoenix is 3.1.1 or later where wxwidgets is
3.0.4 which would cause run time issues although I could be wrong about



On 12/9/2018 2:41 PM, John Beard wrote:
> Hi Wayne,
> I can take a look at doing that. I'm on gtk3, so it's easy to check.
> On that note, how many people are actually using gtk3 for actual
> designs? I know I am, but I've been stuck with fallback for a while due
> to lagging, which I think is likely fixed now with the event stuff, but
> I haven't had time to rebuild and check.
> I think we really need a good handful of users to get confidence that
> there aren't any glaring issues, as a lot of distros will be using gtk3
> for 5.1 and also enabling scripting again.
> Cheers,
> John
> On 9 December 2018 18:22:30 GMT, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>     Now that 5.0.2 is out the door, it's time to get serious about 5.1.
>     This is the official 5.1 feature freeze announcement.  I plan on make
>     the official string freeze announcement in another week or two so if you
>     have any UI string work that you are planning to do, please try to wrap
>     it up in the next week or two.
>     There are a few outstanding bugs assigned to the 5.1 milestone[1] so
>     please help out and try to get these all addressed.  Some of them looked
>     to me like they might be feature requests.  If so, they should be
>     deferred until v6.  Once we get this bug list knocked out, we can start
>     thinking about tagging a release candidate.
>     One thing not on the bug list is disabling the pcbnew legacy canvas when
>     building against gtk3.  It's not necessary to remove the legacy canvas
>     code, we just need to make sure that users cannot use pcbnew with the
>     legacy canvas.  If someone has time to work on this, I would appreciate it.
>     Cheers,
>     Wayne
>     [1]: https://launchpad.net/kicad/+milestone/5.1.0
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