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Re: 5.1.5 release status


On 10/20/19 12:02 PM, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
> On 2019-10-20 08:40, Ian McInerney wrote:
>> There is also this H/V/45 issue [1]. It is more of a gray area though,
>> since it will probably involve touching the file format due to what is
>> happening (the H/V/45 is being saved as a global board setting rather
>> than a per-zone setting as the GUI would seem to make it).
>> -Ian
>> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1847722
> Ugh.  You are right Ian.  We definitely need to fix that one.  Since I'm
> in the area, I'll deal with it.  I'm going to disable the H/V/45 during
> edits.  The setting will then only affect the newly created zone.  Since
> we don't have a place to store the information, keeping it with the zone
> info doesn't make sense because it will change based on opening/closing
> the file.
> For v6, I think we add the parameter to the zone unless people object.

This is definitely a v6 bug fix.  We have a strict stable release file
format change policy.  I don't think this bug is severe enough to break
with that policy.


> -Seth
> Seth Hillbrand
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