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Re: kicad_pcb, kicad_mod format change for daily build?


Le 15/04/2019 à 15:34, Jeff Young a écrit :
> Yes, this was intentional.  It allows users to put things like spaces in layer names and other user-editable things.
> I’ll fix up the STEP exporter….
>> On 15 Apr 2019, at 13:56, easyw <easyw@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> recently I have noticed that both kicad_pcb and kicad_mod seems to have changed their format.
>> It have been introduced double quotes for layers pads etc.
>> Is that necessary or intentional?
>> Here two related issues links:
>> footprint
>> https://github.com/easyw/kicadStepUpMod/issues/13#issuecomment-481160108
>> pcb
>> https://forum.kicad.info/t/bad-layer-data-error-when-exporting-step/16322/11
>> and a small diff example:
>> (layers
>>    (0 F.Cu signal)
>>    (31 B.Cu signal)
>> (layers
>>    (0 "F.Cu" signal)
>>    (31 "B.Cu" signal)
>> Thanks
>> Maurice

Exactly, in these files, user strings (like fields, pad names, layer
names...) were previously quoted on request, i.e. if they contained a
space or some other special delimiter char.

Now they are always quoted, which is better: user strings are always
clearly identified.
This is not really a format change.

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS

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