Commit 24ab8141 authored by jean-pierre charras's avatar jean-pierre charras

Gerber output: fix a potential minor issue in a G04 line comment.

In gbr files only ASCII7 chars are allowed.
However, in a comment line a UTF8 string is used. It should not create issues, but it is incorrect.
parent 7848c3ac
* This program source code file is part of KiCad, a free EDA CAD application.
* Copyright (C) 2018 Jean-Pierre Charras, jp.charras at
* Copyright (C) 2018 KiCad Developers, see AUTHORS.txt for contributors.
* Copyright (C) 2019 Jean-Pierre Charras, jp.charras at
* Copyright (C) 2019 KiCad Developers, see AUTHORS.txt for contributors.
* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
* modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
......@@ -203,8 +203,12 @@ bool GERBER_PLOTTER::StartPlot()
m_gerberUnitInch ? "inch" : "mm" );
wxString Title = creator + wxT( " " ) + GetBuildVersion();
// In gerber files, ASCII7 chars only are allowed.
// So use a ISO date format (using a space as separator between date and time),
// not a localized date format
wxDateTime date = wxDateTime::Now();
fprintf( outputFile, "G04 Created by KiCad (%s) date %s*\n",
TO_UTF8( Title ), TO_UTF8( DateAndTime() ) );
TO_UTF8( Title ), TO_UTF8( date.FormatISOCombined( ' ') ) );
/* Mass parameter: unit = INCHES/MM */
if( m_gerberUnitInch )
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