ODB++ to OASIS Revision History
This page contains the summary of odb2gbr release dates, versions and changes/fixes made for that release.
v2.39 (12/12/2018)Special Characters Issue
This version fixed an issue where special characters ' 'space or '-'dash are not converted properly when the text height is much smaller than the text width. We put a safeguard when the text height is less than 25% of the text width..
v2.38 (12/5/2018)Drop Data
This version fixed an issue where an output is missing a part of a polygon. It was caused by a bug in qualifying a booldll butting output.
v2.37 (11/22/2018)Text Origin Problem
Fixed an issue where the output text's origin does not match VUV when the font used has different sized characters.
v2.36 (11/22/2018)Special Characters
This version fixes an issue where special characters ' 'space or '-'dash are not converted properly.
v2.35 (10/10/2018)Linux Software Updates
Updated all the ODB components to reflect all the changes done in the past two years.
Version 2.34 Windows 8/27/2018Software Updates
Circularization during post processing is now multi-threaded. Refer to table below.
Version 2.33 Windows 7/31/2018Software Updates
Modified library default output arcres/arcsag as 45.0 and 0.0005mm respectively.
Version 2.32 Windows 7/11/2018Software Updates
Added new transformation options in the command line (-rotate:0|90|180|270 and -mirror:x|y|xy ). These new options were also added in the GUI (under ODB Settings -> Rotate/MX/MY).
Version 2.30 Windows 4/5/2018Software Updates
This version fixed an issue with failing to convert ODB++ files with number of dcodes > 32767. The new maximum is 65535.
Version 2.29 Windows 3/19/2018Font Issue
This version fixes a problem related to the fact that the first CHAR entry in the ODB++ font file was for the NULL. We modified the font compiler to throw away characters outside the range of 32 (space) to 255.Arc Issue
This version fixes a problem where small arcs were translated into a full circular arc.
Version 2.28 Windows 2/20/2018Software Updates
Makes use of xcopy on Windows (if available) to speed up the copying of an input directory.
Version 2.27 Windows 2/13/2018Software Updates
Updated gdsx2gbr to fix discarded flash bug in an ODB++ file with a lot of layers.
Version 2.26 Windows 11/8/2017Extended Font Fix
Fixed the issue with using extended fonts directly in the features file.
Version 2.25 Windows 7/24/2017Dynamic Text Fix
Fixed issue where some dynamic texts are not being converted properly. They are tied to V8 ODB++ where attributes can be tied to more than one class of thing unlike the V6 specification which allows only one.
Version 2.24 Windows 6/21/2017Software Updates
Added "-cir_map_min_cnt:[val]" option to control the surfaces that will be converted to round flash. The default is 100 where if there are at least 100 round surfaces of the same diameter, they will be converted to a round flash. If it is set to zero, the round surfaces will not be converted into round flashes.
Version 2.23 Windows 4/21/2017Software Updates
Fixed text issue where the offset and width of a character is off.
Version 2.22 Windows 2/28/2017Software crash on Win XP
Fixed the synchronization error that was causing a crash on Windows XP when the optional argument "-nocopyin" was used.
Version 2.21 Windows 02/15/2017Netlist and Toollist Parsing
This version ignores invalid lines when reading the netlist or toollistBug Fix - trying to render an empty string
Fixed the issue where conversion crashes as the result of trying to render an empty stringSample Code
Added sample code to exercise the library to this release.
Version 2.20 Windows 9/29/2016Software Updates
Fixed relative path issue.
Version 2.19 Windows 8/9/2016Software Updates
Added option to disable sr optimization -nosropt (for ODB++ files where child steps overlap).
Version 2.17 Windows 3/3/2016Software Updates
Speed improvement on ODB++ files that has a lot of symbols.
Version 2.14 9/27/2015Software Updates
Fixed issue where out_scale was not applied to text.
Version 2.12 2/1/2015g2k_scale_mode Problem
Fixed a bug where the output is incorrect using the option g2k_scale_mode when top step has no data.
Version 2.10 10/16/2014Soft key
Fixed bug in reading softkey arguments with spaces embedded.
Version 2.09 7/6/2014Upgrades and Bug fixes
Added -acsk option in the softkey support.
Version 2.08 4/7/2014Upgrades and Bug fixes
Added softkey support.
Version 2.07 10/17/2013Upgrades and Bug fixes
The following fixes and updates have been implemented:
Version 2.04 12/17/2012Misc Bug fixes
Here are the fixes done with this version:
Version 2.03 12/3/2012Misc Bug fixes
Here are the fixes done with this version:
Version 2.00 June 22,2012Overlapping user defined symbols
Fixed a bug in drawing user defined symbols that overlap. This bug was caused by layer optimization, the order of scratch and paint data were incorrectly drawn.
Version 1.09 June 13,2012Line Draws with Symbol
Added support of line draws using symbols other than round or square.
Version 1.08 May 15,2012Barcode support
Added barcode support.Polarity issue
Fixed the polarity issue where the polarity of a negative symbol nested inside another negative symbol is not generated properly.
Version 1.07 April 19,2012ODB++ File with Read-Only Compressed data
Fixed the readonly issue where ODBRIP fails to open ODB input with read-only compressed files.Polarity Issue
Fixed the drawing polarity issue where a negative data is drawn as positive.
Version 1.06 April 3,2012Week number
Fixed the week number issue where the output week number differs from VUV.Rotated Standard Symbols
Added support of rotated standard symbols.
Version 1.05 January 30,2012ODB++ with GZ files
Fixed bug in reading ODB++ with GZ files.New -nocopyin option
Added a -nocopyin option to open the input ODB++ directory as-is. The input directory and sub-folders must be writable. It must be noted that when using this option, the input ODB++ directory will be modified directly by the program.
Version 1.04 December 7,2011A few improvements
This version has a few improvements.
Version 1.03 October 17,2011A few fixes
This version resolves a few issues reported by different clients.
Version 1.01 Windows 6/8/2011Windows release
First Windows release. The keys needed for this are ODB2OAS 522, BOOLMT 2700 and GDS2OASFRAC 6199.
Version 1.00 3/8/2011First release
The keys needed for these packages are ODB2OAS 522, BOOLMT 2700 and GDS2OASFRAC 6199.