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Re: 5.1.0-rc1


Am 06.02.19 um 20:00 schrieb Wayne Stambaugh:
> Any idea the number of unique downloads?  I'm guessing not many users
> install from experimental.

Yes, people need to know that they want to use a version from
experimental, so the base is rather small. But I can't say anything
about the user base that is using the version from testing/unstable
and/or experimental.
Looking at the pocon chart for kicad and kiacd-libraries in detail there
are about 900 installations of the package kicad-libraries that is only
available since version 5.0.0. Given that there are about 3000 kicad
installations recorded than that means that over 60% are using older


But popcon only is a bad indicator as it's up to the user to contribute,
we wont see data from people that don't can submit data because of
firewalls etc.
The popcon chart has made some bump after the packages of version 5.0
hit the archive and are currently quite near the all time high.

You would need also to have a look into all the downstreams of Debian,
the biggest is of course Ubuntu. So it's difficult to say how big the
user base on Kicad 5.x on Debian and downstreams really is.

> I'm not sure what the issue is with glm and gcc but it has been rather
> annoying.  Hopefully clang wont make any changes that breaks the build.

I can build the current head with clang and also can use the output as
usual. So far I've understand the problem it's "just" because of the C++
standard. I've seen some more warnings (than build with gcc) while build
was running.

Carsten Schoenert

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