[sdiy] Upgrading KiCad to v5.x

Mike Beauchamp list at mikebeauchamp.com
Fri Aug 10 18:43:52 CEST 2018

On 08/10/2018 10:18 AM, Pete Hartman wrote:
> I would recommend getting on with it.
> I have had issues with libraries in old projects not translating well 
> (e.g. the library used to be "Capacitors_ThroughHole" but now is 
> "Capacitors_THT" so it couldn't find the symbols until I dinked with the 
> library settings), but aside from that it has been an overall improvement.
> Pete

Pete what OS are you using it with? Can you comment on the draw speed? I 
run kicad in linux and the draw speed is pretty laggy compared to the 
same machine using Windows. But I'm still using the 2013-jul-07-stable 


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