[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

Re: gEDA-user: Two things ... or actually, three

On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 10:03 +0200, Richard Rasker wrote:

> - Work flow of newer gschem/PCB version: until recently, I worked with
> an ïolder PCB version (20080202), but I finally got round to compiling
> and installing the latest version -- and it's quite an improvement (no
> more disappearing crosshairs, outlines and other GUI imperfections).
> Now I was used to the work flow of gschem -> [update pcb in] xgsch2pcb
> -> PCB, but this appears to have changed. Now I think I can find out by
> myself, but being a lazy person, I wondered if someone could explain
> this in a few words. Do I also need a newer gschem version? And has
> anything changed with regard to custom created symbols and footprints
> (as in: how do I make the new gschem and PCB versions aware of their
> existence?).

Did you build the version from git HEAD, or a recent release? I can't
quite recall when "--enable-dbus" became a default-on option, but if it
is not switched on, then xgsch2pcb will not work.

git HEAD defaults to --enable-dbus being on.

There is also a new "File" -> "Import Schematics" option which DJ
produced, which you might like to look at as an alternative to

Peter Clifton

Electrical Engineering Division,
Engineering Department,
University of Cambridge,
9, JJ Thomson Avenue,

Tel: +44 (0)7729 980173 - (No signal in the lab!)
Tel: +44 (0)1223 748328 - (Shared lab phone, ask for me)

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part

geda-user mailing list