Use ngspice-30 for current nightlies and next releases

Bug #1821520 reported by Holger Vogt on 2019-03-24
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KiCad
Wishlist
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Bug Description

Reasons for doing so:

ngspice-30 (including its shared library) is available in all major Linux distributions
ngspice-30 shared library api is compatible to ngspice-27

Several features have been added to ngspice-30 since ngspice-27:

Offers solutions for bug reports
https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1788676
and
https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1787656

Fully compatible to PSPICE subcircuit device models that are provided by several device manufacturers for simulation of their devices

Contains a VDMOS power MOSFET model that is widely used in the (LTSPICE) community

Monte Carlo simulation is supported by several commands

Holger Vogt (h+vogt) on 2019-03-24
tags: added: eeschema ngspice
Seth Hillbrand (sethh) wrote :

HI Holger-

Since we do not control the packaging of KiCad, it may be better to post this as a message to the developer list.

Changed in kicad:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
Seth Hillbrand (sethh) on 2019-04-05
Changed in kicad:
milestone: none → 6.0.0-rc1
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