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Re: 6.0 Zone filling differences


Hi JP,

Can you point me to some of the clearance violation issues?

I’m aware of the one where a track that goes within the thermal clearance radius can produce a DRC error, but I’d consider that what DRC is for.  But it sounds like there are others?


> On 22 Jun 2019, at 18:58, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le 22/06/2019 à 18:37, Jeff Young a écrit :
>> New, higher-performance bits in, with some (perhaps all) of the bugs fixed.
>> Testing would be appreciated.
>> Cheers,
>> Jeff.
> Hi Jeff,
> Usually, when 2 bugs are fixed, one new bug is created.
> Thermal stubs are missing for pads having a different size in X and Y
> direction.
> They are missing for the biggest direction.
> Apart from that:
> * The calculation time is bigger than the current algo, but no longer
> blocking (for instance 2 sec instead of less than 1 sec in a bad case).
> * Much more annoying, the thermal stubs can create DRC issues:
> They do not always respect the zone clearance, and in some cases do not
> respect the netclass clearance.
> They also create some shape artifacts.
> They are of course not the same as the current algo, but they exist.
> -- 
> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
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