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Re: Pcbnew file format


Please see https://git.launchpad.net/~jeyjey/kicad/commit/?id=a2c2d9f5d9b37576ec72cd0d4c64652cfddeb8df <https://git.launchpad.net/~jeyjey/kicad/commit/?id=a2c2d9f5d9b37576ec72cd0d4c64652cfddeb8df> for board file changes for:

1) min-hole-to-hole distance
2) courtyard DRC flags (require courtyards and prohibit overlapping courtyards)
3) default layer line widths and text dimensions


> On 2 Jul 2019, at 16:58, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 7/2/2019 11:11 AM, jp charras wrote:
>> Le 02/07/2019 à 16:55, Jeff Young a écrit :
>>> I was testing 5.1 and noticed that it can no longer open 6.0 files.  Was this accidental, or have we now diverged?
>>> (I ask only because I have a bunch of fixes waiting for file format changes which I could go ahead and make if we have officially diverged.)
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jeff.
>> There is at least a change: "max_error" param in "setup" section.
>> I have myself some other changes waiting in file format to support zones
>> filled without outline thickness, and a support for board stackup info
>> (for manufacturing purposes)
> Since the board file format in the master branch is no longer compatible
> with the 5.1 branch, I don't see any issues with pushing file format
> changes.  I only ask that before you push commits that affect the file
> format, please post your changes so we can take a look at them so we can
> review the file format changes before we merge them.  Please be sure to
> keep the file version up to date correctly as you push your individual
> changes to prevent any user issues.
> Cheers,
> Wayne
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