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Re: Website known system issues page


I'm guessing we should add a caveat that the known system issues apply
to the 5.1 release or later unless there is a reason to keep the
information around for older releases.  Since we no longer support the 5
branch and older, I cannot think of a reason to keep the obsolete

On 9/27/19 7:24 AM, Nick Østergaard wrote:
> I think it is recent enough, but I have not heard about anyone needing
> the Xorg fixes as they are related to the legacy canvas. Not sure about
> the ATI one.

We still have the legacy canvas on 5.1 windows builds which is not an
issue so maybe that section should be moved from "All Platforms" to "Linux".

> Mayne the section "Legacy Canvas and wxGTK" can be shortened as we have
> GAL available everywhere by now.

Since we now refer to the GAL canvas as the modern canvas, we should
avoid using the term GAL.

> We can probably remove the stuff about boost by now, at leaat for now. :)

Maybe but we are probably no worse off leaving it in for users who
prefer older stable Linux distros and still build from source.

> fre. 27. sep. 2019 00.11 skrev Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx
> <mailto:Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx>>:
>     I was just updating the website's known system issues page
>     <http://kicad-pcb.org/help/known-system-related-issues/> with some
>     information about high DPI displays (since we seem to be getting a
>     lot of reports now about this), and some other information on it
>     seems to be outdated. Does anyone know what other parts of
>     information on that page are still needed versus what has been
>     fixed? It would probably be good to update it and remove
>     old/unneeded information.
>     -Ian
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