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Re: gEDA-user: warnColor on unconnected pins

That pin is connected (via the ratline), so if it belongs to a net
that is shorted to another, it's telling you that that pin is affected
by the short (as are all those in the shorted nets).


----- Original Message -----
From: "Karel Kulhavý" <clock@twibright.com>
To: <geda-user@seul.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 22, 2004 7:49 AM
Subject: gEDA-user: warnColor on unconnected pins

> Hello
> pcb 20040530
> I pressed "ew" (remove ratnest and redraw it again) and warnColor was
> to a pin that isn't connected anywhere. PCB manual says:
> "If connections exist on the board that are not listed in the netlist when
> <Key>w is pressed, warning messages are issued and the affected pins and
> are drawn in a special warnColor until the next Notify() event."
> What does the "affected" mean? I thought it means that the warnColored pin
> somehow participate in the mess. However I got one that isn't connected
> anywhere.  You can see on the screenshot that all layers are enabled, so
that I
> could see the connection if there were any:
> http://images.twibright.com/tns/114a.html
> Or is this just a plain bug in PCB?
> Cl<