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Date:Sat, 18 Jun 2022 19:53:39 +0200 (CEST)
Subject:Re: [pcb-rnd] RFC: project file considerations
in-reply-to:5700 from
On Sat, 18 Jun 2022, wrote:
>under "Assumptions and generic problems"
>"In fact this happens in gschem too, it's just a bit hidden there:
> if you don't want to break your multi-sheet design, you always need
> to pass all sheet files to gnetlist. Running gnetlist on less sheets
> or on just one sheet will yield the wrong netlist."
>This is not true, I have been using hiearchical designs for years
>and only needed to specify the top file.
I was writing about flat multi-sheet, non-hierarchic design. (That's what 
multi-sheet means unless we explicitly say hierarchic, as far as I 
>Also, regarding "projects", there is metrics and procedures on how
>to share projects with other people. You (Igor2) have mentioned it
>earlier, but it might make sense to somehow include that into
>the "project" nodes somewhere.
In sch-rnd this doesn't require special documentation or procedure: you 
just puck up your sheet files and project file and it will work on any 
system, since we do not have external file references for symbols. You do 
not need to pack symbols files, you do not need to ensure library 
configuration, etc.

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