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Re: [RFC/PATCH] Generic utility tool
I'll rebase the patch. Would you like me to roll the other
common-library QA utility classes (io_benchmark, etc) up into this
executable as a follow-up?
On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 2:58 PM Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The original patch no longer applies cleanly. It looks useful so I
> don't see any reason not to merge it.
> On 1/19/2019 9:30 AM, John Beard wrote:
> > Hi,
> > A very gentle bump here. I'm thinking about a utility to assist in
> > debugging/benchmarking/testing/developing DRC routines (currently
> > working on some DRC unit testing, but the testing utils are easily
> > re-used into a small utility-style executable).
> > However, I am cognisant of the costs of adding things like this,
> > especially with such large link times and RAM usage of things that
> > suck in the pcbnew object library. So I'd like to know if:
> > 1) These kinds of utilities are wanted at all, or are they adding
> > maintenance overhead for tools no-one ever uses? I'd understand that
> > perspective, as I appreciate developer time is highly limited and
> > cross-platform breakage is so easy to perpetrate.
> > 2) If wanted, is a "merged" approach appreciated, or keep them
> > separate, in the hopes of once day having shared libs and much reduced
> > link time/effort?
> > Cheers,
> > John
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