FEL: gerbv 1.0.3

This is to announce the fourth release in the stable branch of gerbv, 1.0.3 was just built for Fedora and will be available shortly among the updates.

This release represents a point release incorporating a few patches made against the 1.0.X source over the last 1 1/2 years. Specific updates include:

  • Incorporate changes from Joost Witteveen to support extended %SR% commands.
  • Fix endless loop bug when gerbv encountered an unknown % code. Patch from Joost Witteveen.
  • Fixed initial scale setting for %MOMM% Gerber files. Patch from Joost Witteveen.
  • Fixed format for small drillfiles. Patch from Trevor Blackwell.
  • Fix setting of the initial window size when the screen is larger than the display. Patch from David Carr.


Gerber Viewer (gerbv) is a viewer for Gerber files. Gerber files are generated from PCB CAD system and sent to PCB manufacturers as basis for the manufacturing process. The standard supported by gerbv is RS-274X.

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