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Re: XSPICE code models in the simulator


Hi Dmitry,

On 4/23/2019 9:16 AM, Dmitry Salychev wrote:
On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 08:51:04AM -0400, Jon Evans wrote:
Hi Dmitry,

You probably want to start by looking at the netlist exporter:

I think much of what you are looking for is in that class.


On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 3:53 AM Dmitry Salychev <darkness.bsd@xxxxxxxxx>

Hi Jon,

Thanks for pointing out.

I've tried to scan the roadmaps for KiCad 5 and 6 and haven't noticed
any plan to develop SPICE integration further. Is it something desirable
or not?


Advanced simulation capabilities would definitely be something the KiCad project would be interested in providing. There is nothing on the road map at the moment because there is no one available to work on it in the foreseeable future. If you are interested in helping to improve KiCad's simulation support, I suggest you take a look at the current simulation code (in eeschema/sim) and help improve the simulation we currently have. There are several outstanding bugs for the ngspice simulator as well as some feature requests which would make simulation a bit more user friendly. That would be a good start to learn your way around the current simulator code before attempting to add a new feature ike xspice support.



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