I've tried kicad 5 RC2 and pcbnew works fine with modern toolset
2018-04-08 8:00 GMT+02:00 Carsten Schoenert <c.schoen...@t-online.de>:
> Hello Aurelien,
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2018 at 11:37:25PM +0200, Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> > I've tested this new build, and I can now start pcbnew including with
> > latest version python-wxgtk3.0, so this seems to fix the issue. Thanks !
> excellent, thanks for testing, I also experienced no segfaulting issues
> any more while starting.
> > Now this has uncovered another GTK+3 related issue for me in pcbnew.
> > If I enable "Modern Toolset (Accelerated)" in the Preferences menu,
> > pcbnew segfaults. It looks like it might be related to using
> > wxGLCanvasX11 (ie. calling libGLX and libX11) even though this GTK+3
> > build is now using Wayland instead of X11.
> Hmm, I've no deeper knowledge about the internals of wayland vs. X11 so
> I probably can't help much here.
> It's known that pcbnew will crash under Wayland and the Modern Toolset
> in some cases. Please note the information on
> As you got a informative backtrace it mayed be a good idea to add this
> to the bug report mentioned on the above linked section. As this is now
> a different problem to the original bug report here I'd like close this
> report by a upload of this rebuilded version of src:kicad and create
> later a new report with the backtrace information from you.
> If you could spend some time to dig into this new issue under wayland
> I'd really appreciate this!
> Back to the origin of this report.
> Upstream is planning to release a RC2 of KiCad 5 with a string freeze.
> The feature freeze was done with RC1 so only bugfixing will be done on
> KiCad. I plan to upload these RC2 related version to unstable to get a
> broader base for testing.
> I don't have plans to upload a rebuild for KiCad 4.0.7 in unstable.