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Gerber Viewer

Gerber Viewer is a viewer for Gerber files, also called RS274X. It lets you load several files on top of each other, do measurements on the displayed image, etc. Using Cairo makes it possible to export Postscript and PDF files.

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  •  04 Mar 2010 15:58

Release Notes: This release is primarily a bug fix release. A number of corner cases are handled more smoothly now. RS-274X and RS-274D support has been improved, with better conformance to the specifications. Several bugs and regressions in FAST mode have also been addressed.

  •  29 Nov 2007 04:56

Release Notes: This release include patches collected over one and a half years. The step-and-repeat command now works. An endless loop bug when gerbv encountered an unknown % code was fixed. Better support was provided for small drill files and window size handling was improved when the screen is bigger than the display. Maintainership has broadened to include several more members of the gEDA project.

  •  30 Jul 2006 07:52

Release Notes: The updates include removal of GTK1 support, a GCC4 bugfix, a major overhaul to remove a SEGV that popped up since the last release, a simpler build on Darwin, and other bugfixes to make gerbv more stable. No new features were added.

  •  07 Mar 2005 16:48

Release Notes: The previous release allocates 1 too little in string lengths. Some GCs were not being initialized when drawing apertures in macro primitives.

  •  29 Dec 2004 06:40

Release Notes: This is the first stable release of gerbv. The main focus has been on fixing segfaults and build system problems. Some minor fixes were also made.


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