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Re: 5.1.0-rc1


On 2/7/19 2:11 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> On 2/7/2019 1:38 PM, Vesa Solonen wrote:
>> Steven A. Falco kirjoitti 7.2.2019 klo 18.04:
>>> However, because of the eeschema line-width issues that I mentioned yesterday, I'm not convinced that users will be happy with gtk3.
>>> In the attached screenshot, compare the line width at pin 2 and pin 3 of the op-amp.
>> Hi Steve,
>> This is not gtk3 specific, but comes from the rounding issues in
>> Eeschema new drawing code (both OpenGL and Cairo). Unfortunately proper
>> solutions are not trivial. One can mask it bearably by using Cairo
>> drawing with anti-aliasing turned on (at least on 4k resolutions).
>> -Vesa
> This problem will get fixed during v6 development.  The other option is
> to build with wxWidgets with gtk2 and disable wxPython support.  There
> is no ideal solution at the moment.  This is the reason that we even
> created a 5.1 release.  I think users would rather have the slightly
> distorted graphics (which Vesa's suggest improves) than no wxPython support.

Well, based on my test of the nighlies (built with gtk2), I don't think gtk2 will help.  I attached three screen shots - the titles should be self-explanatory.  You can see the distortion even in the gtk2 nightlies.


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