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Re: 6.0 Zone filling differences


On 2019-06-24 21:41, Jeff Young wrote:
This is another excellent test because it does some pretty weird stuff
(such as rounded rectangle pads mimicking circular ones so that the
thermal spokes are at 90º instead of 45º).

Anyway, I’ve pushed bits that make it mostly good now.  There are
still 4 unconnected thermal sinks where it was taking advantage of a
bug which no longer exists (thermal spokes connecting to each other
rather than to the zone).

Hi Jeff-

I have another case for you. Take a look at OLIMEX's A64-OlinuXino[1]. Specifically, the HDMI connector in the top left.

On the thermal spokes issue, I'm not sure that we should consider that pad-pad connection to be a bug. Do you have a sense of the level of difficulty it would be to implement the previous behavior? I checked with a couple other packages (Altium, PADS) and this appears to be standard behavior to connect with zone fills between pads of the same net.


[1] https://github.com/OLIMEX/OLINUXINO/tree/master/HARDWARE/A64-OLinuXino

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