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Re: gEDA-user: footprint not found when creating parts?

On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 17:37:02 +0200
"Christian T. Steigies" <cts-list@debian.org> wrote:

> However, when I run
> gschem2pcb I get:
> Error: the footprint sm1206 for the device R8 does not exist
> Error: the footprint sm1206 for the device R7 does not exist
> even with the advise from http://www-mtl.mit.edu/~mcmahill/PCB/gEDA-PCB.html, 
> ie I added a proj-config.inc to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/pcb/m4/common.m4
> gschem2pcb even does not find the already existing SMD footprints on my
> system:
> /usr/lib/pcb_lib>find . -name "*1206*"
> ./generic_SMD_packages/1206_reflow_solder
> ./not_vetted_ingo/smt1206.ele


> Also gschem2pcb -v does not work as advertised:

gschem2pcb is an older program that can't handle pcb_lib (or newlib)
style PCB parts.  Perhaps you are intending to run "gsch2pcb"?