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Re: fp-info-cache question


Hi Kevin,

No this is just a cache of footprint library properties so that we can index and search footprints without loading them all into memory.  It’s entirely for performance.


> On 23 Jul 2019, at 15:35, Kevin Cozens <kevin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2019-07-23 11:47 a.m., Seth Hillbrand wrote:
>> Could we write the global cache in the user's config directory next to where we write fp-lib-table?
>> If we cache global, we might not need project-based caching.
> I'm not clear whether you are talking about caches of what items are available or a cache of what items are being used. If it is for what items are being used in a project then don't get rid of the local cache. Items used in a project may be in a global library but global libraries may change. I don't want changes in global libraries affecting the version of items I'm using in an existing project.
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