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Re: V6 merge update


Hey Jeff,

As long as that is the case, then I will add this to the merge priority



On 3/8/2019 3:42 PM, Jeff Young wrote:
> Hi Wayne,
> I’d argue no, but it’s not black-and-white.  Everything will be backwards compatible with the proviso that if you enter a character in 6.0 that is excluded from 5.1 (say, “data:1”) and then read it in to 5.1, it will display escaped (“data{colon}1” in our example).
> And if, for some strange reason, you had a label named “this{slash}that” in 5.1, 6.0 would display it as “this/that”.
> Cheers,
> Jeff.
>> On 8 Mar 2019, at 20:29, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Jeff,
>> Wont this effectively change the schematic file format?  If so, then it
>> will have to wait until the new schematic file format is implemented.  I
>> don't want to make any changes to either that or the symbol file format
>> so the legacy file format parsers can be frozen for all posterity once
>> the file formats are implemented.
>> Wayne
>> On 2/21/2019 5:13 PM, Jeff Young wrote:
>>> I just have the net-name-escaping stuff so that all characters can be used in labels, etc.
>>> (Well, a couple of bug fixes too, but real minor stuff.)
>>>> On 21 Feb 2019, at 13:21, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Since we are nearing the 5.1.0 release, I want to get an idea of what
>>>> major merges are ready to go once 5.1 is branched.  I know Jon's netlist
>>>> code is ready to merge and I'm pretty sure that should be the first big
>>>> merge.  Does anyone else have any major changes they want to merge as
>>>> soon as v6 starts?  I would like to get an idea of what changes to
>>>> expect so we can avoid any serious merge chaos.  Please let me know what
>>>> you have in the queue so I can get an idea of how we should proceed with
>>>> the merges.
>>>> TIA,
>>>> Wayne
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