PCB

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Download Source: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/pcb/pcb-20080202.tar.gz

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Introduction to PCB

PCB is an interactive printed circuit board editor for the X11 window system. PCB includes a rats nest feature, design rule checking, and can provide industry standard RS-274-X (Gerber), NC drill, and centroid data (X-Y data) output for use in the board fabrication and assembly process.

Project Homepage: http://www.geda.seul.org/tools/pcb/index.html

Dependencies

Optional

One of the following is required if you want a GUI. The default is Gtk2.

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package:

make install

Multilib

This package does not install any libraries so only one installation is needed.

32Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD32}" USE_ARCH=32 \
PKG_CONFIG_PATH="$PKG_CONFIG_PATH32" \
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package:

make install

N32

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}" USE_ARCH=n32 \
PKG_CONFIG_PATH="$PKG_CONFIG_PATHN32" \
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package:

make install

64Bit

Compile the package:

CC="gcc ${BUILD64}" USE_ARCH=64 \
PKG_CONFIG_PATH="$PKG_CONFIG_PATH64" \
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

Install the package:

make install

Contents

Installed Directories: /usr/share/pcb
Installed Programs: pcb, MergePCBPS, Merge_dimPCBPS

Short Description

pcb: The main binary.
pads_backannotate: Process PADS PowerPCB .eco files to backannotate changes to gEDA schematics.
MergePCBPS: Merges PostScript files created by pcb (version >= 1.4.2) into a single file for backward compatibility
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