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Re: Contributing 3DMouse code to KiCAD
> It makes me think the developers need to download a new copy of the
source tree to find out the differences.
Anyone (developers included) can see the differences in the GitLab web
interface when a merge request is created.
Of course, anyone can also check out the branch (with Git you do not need a
separate copy, you can just switch your local copy to a different branch)
On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 1:42 PM Kevin Cozens <kevin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2021-03-25 10:18 a.m., Markus Bonk wrote:
> > I am able to start contributing code to implement navigation in the
> > 3D-Viewer and pcbnew.
> > I am however already failing: I cannot create a branch on GitLab in the
> > KICAD project to add the feature.
> It has become more common with sites like GitHub and GitLab for you to
> the project, make your changes (to a branch), push the changes, then make
> merge request.
> I've not dealt with merge requests on a project. It makes me think the
> developers need to download a new copy of the source tree to find out the
> The older way of doing things was to file a bug report (or enhancement
> request in this case), and you can attach program patches to it that
> can apply to their copies of the source tree.
> IIRC, KiCAD is now in feature freeze. I build KiCAD from source. I
> upgraded from a Space Navigator to a Space Mouse Pro. If you generate
> files I could apply them to my copy of v6 to help with initial testing and
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