Creating, editing, and printing (cups-pdf) of schematics and PCB documents. PCB DXF, Gerber, and PDF output, DRC, autorouting, manual routing, ModelSource library.
What does not
Installer fails to complete (Unhandled exception: page fault on read accessâ€¦NdrProxyInitialize). Desktop menu entries are not created.
Pixel trail when moving items. Seems to be caused by text.
Keyboard focus conflict between main app window and help viewer.
Occasional crash on exit:
Unhandled exception: page fault on write accessâ€¦
1 0x032fa6f2 in dockbar (+0x2a6f1) (0x02e9c9a8)
5 0x00427838 in designspark (+0x27837) (0x02e9ca08)
7 0x78da272c in mfc100 (+0x24272b) (0x02e9ca3c)
What was not tested
Full design flow from schematic creation to PCB ordering.
Xubuntu 14.04 x86_64, AMD Phenom 9550, GeForce GTX 750Ti with Nvidia 340.96 driver. Wine 1.8 (git) DesignSpark PCB 7.1
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 06 2016||1.8||No, but has workaround||Yes||Silver||Jeff D. Hanson|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|36981||Flexera InstallShield 20.x based installers crash in NdrProxyInitialize (Samsung Kies 3, Designspark 6.1, Exelis ENVI 5.x)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|39903||Keyboard input conflict between GC-Prevue, etc. and help viewer (hh)||UNCONFIRMED||View|
While the installer will fail to complete due to bug #36981, the app is usable. To launch it:
wine â€¦/drive_c/Program\ Files/DesignSpark/DesignSpark\ PCB\ 7.1/DesignSpark.exe
Adjust command for your particular installation and version.
Libraries and examples are located in:
â€¦/drive_c/users/Public/Documents/DesignSpark PCB 7.1/