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Re: RFC: Moving footprint wizards to github
I'm not opposed to moving the scripts to their own repo. This
definitely should not happen until 5.1 is released as I sure it will
take some time to work out the specifics. I would guess on of the
biggest issues would be how to package them apart from the main kicad
On 12/17/2018 3:48 AM, Thomas Pointhuber wrote:
> I'm in favor of managing the scripts like the library in a distinct
> repository, but I would wait after 5.1 release, as well as not simply
> copying the existing scripts into that repository.
> I made a RFC on the forum some time ago how I would think such a
> repository could look like, which would imply that the footprint wizards
> are scriptable in the future, as well as they represent the reference
> implementation for footprints (which are currently located in my own
> Regards, Thomas
> Am 16.12.18 um 17:54 schrieb Wayne Stambaugh:
>> On 12/15/2018 10:42 PM, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
>>> Am 2018-12-15 21:09, schrieb Oliver Walters:
>>>>> I like this idea. Coupled with a build/install CMake script in the
>>>>> would make iterating on the Python script development faster/easier.
>>>> A cmake script sounds like a good idea, would you be willing to add
>>>> this to the repo?
>>> Sure. But let's give a few days for any objections before moving ahead.
>>> There may be concerns that I'm not thinking of.
>> I'm not sure I like this idea. I have no objections to scripts that are
>> not distributed with KiCad to be maintained in any manner the developer
>> see fit. I would prefer that any source code that gets distributed with
>> KiCad remain in the source repo. I would not be opposed to removing the
>> footprint wizards from KiCad and make them a separate project but I'm
>> not sure all of our users would agree with installing them separately
>> since they have been part of KiCad almost as long as the python
>> scripting support.
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