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KiCad 4.0.2 More Bugfixes

A new release of KiCad has been made, containing only minor bug fixes.

This release does not contain a new snapshot of the docs or libs. It does have the latest changes from the kicad-i18n repo, which contains the GUI translations for KiCad.

As last time, version 4.0.2 is made from the lp:kicad/4.0 branch with some cherry picked changes from the development branch.

KiCad binaries will be available for download for Windows, OSX and Linux in the near future, see the download page for guidance.

Instructions for packagers can be found on the download page describing how to build from source and its subpages.

Changes

Below is a list of some commits related to a reported bug:

Some changes without a bug tracking number

  • Pcbnew: DRC allow technical→copper pad overlap

  • Pcbnew: Fixed ratsnest for PCBs imported using plugins (GAL)

  • Pcbnew: Properly set keepout flag for new zones (GAL)

  • Pcbnew: Highlight a net when crossprobing with eeschema and highlight net tool is enabled.

  • Eeschema: Set modified flag after "Append Schematic Sheet"

There are a few other commits not mentioned above, if you are interested have a look at the history at the commit log between the relevant tags.



See Also

KiCad 4.0.1 minor bugfixes
2015-12-12

A new release of KiCad has been made, containing some minor bug fixes. These are related to the default path issue seen on Windows where the KISYMOD and KISYS3DMOD was not set properly. They are now set as environment variables by the installer such that they match your installation directory. In addition to that, a few fixes for the GAL canvas has been applied and a bug fix for the KiCad manager where it could potentially crash.

KiCad 4.0.0 is Out!
2015-11-29

We’ve just released the long-awaited KiCad stable release, version 4.0.0! The announcement can be read on the developer’s mailing list archive. Version 4.0.0 is made from the product branch BZR 6336. This is 148 commits after the last release candidate, RC2. These are all changes to improve stability and usability of KiCad. KiCad binaries will be available for download for Windows, OSX and Linux in the near future, see the download page for guidance.