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Re: kicad_pcb, kicad_mod format change for daily build?
On 15 Apr 2019, at 13:56, easyw <easyw@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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.
(0 F.Cu signal)
(31 B.Cu signal)
(0 "F.Cu" signal)
(31 "B.Cu" signal)
When I was asking about an updated file format document I was told "There
have been virtually no changes to the file format other than how symbol
library links are defined for a very long time."
I consider it a file format change if quotes weren't needed before but they
are now. It is the type of information I need to be sure I'm generating
files in the proper format to avoid possibly having to go through the
There may be other change(s) I may need to know about because the version
number in the files has been bumped since the current file format doc was
written. The files I'm generating are a version behind and have to go
through a migration process when I try and open them. I don't fully trust
the migration process.
I hope someone can update the docs after KiCon, or perhaps someone can point
me to which file(s) generate the schematic files used by eeschema.
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