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Re: DRC changes
Did they report the same number of errors?
> On 26 Apr 2020, at 15:03, jp charras <jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le 26/04/2020 à 14:27, Jeff Young a écrit :
>> I have added code to many DRC errors which shows the minimum clearance, its source, and the actual clearance.
>> The old DRC code was pretty heavily optimised around the idea of only needing to know if the clearance was violated (and not by how much), so a lot of it has been re-written. For this reason the new code is currently in a branch (jeffDRC).
>> I’d appreciate some testing on it if anyone gets a chance. (More on the DRC errors themselves than the new reporting.)
>> PS: feel free to report issues here in email, or in https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/-/issues/2313.
> Hi Jeff,
> I just tested it.
> The old DRC code was pretty heavily optimized around the idea of only needing to know if the clearance was violated because the calculation time
> is *much* faster than calculating actual distances.
> I tested the calculation time on the same (a 16 layers large board) with both DRC versions:
> To test tracks clearance:
> Current algo: 14 s.
> Your new algo: 4 m
> This is really a blocking problem.
> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
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