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Re: gEDA-user: warnColor on unconnected pins
On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 12:26:57PM -0400, harry eaton wrote:
> 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).
Are these ratlines being taken into account also when I make the ratline layer
invisible? And are they taken into account when I remove them with "e" (ie.
I would like to know whether it's the actual ratlines or netlist entries that
cause the connectivity to be assumed).
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Karel Kulhavý" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.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<