./cad/ng-spice, Next generation circuit simulation program

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 23nb1, Package name: ng-spice-23nb1, Maintainer: dmcmahill

NG-SPICE is the program being developed as the replacement for Berkeley
SPICE. Using the Berkeley code as a starting point, the NG-SPICE team
is working on improving the build system, adding to the models, and
improving the analysis capability.

SPICE is a general-purpose circuit simulation program for nonlinear dc,
nonlinear transient, and linear ac analyses. Circuits may contain resistors,
capacitors, inductors, mutual inductors, independent voltage and current
sources, four types of dependent sources, lossless and lossy transmission
lines (two separate implementations), switches, uniform distributed RC
lines, and the five most common semiconductor devices: diodes, BJTs, JFETs,
MESFETs, and MOSFETs.

NG-SPICE is part of the gEDA project.


Required to run:
[devel/readline] [x11/libXp]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/x11-links] [x11/xproto] [x11/printproto]

Master sites:

SHA1: 65fa23d1168cb3af7651b990344f763c77bf6132
RMD160: 34a5bb0a06e67a9ebe21f7abe8067cd8e793ea9e
Filesize: 6333.531 KB

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   2015-11-03 01:21:20 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (58)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for cad category

Problems found with existing distfile for eagle:
	distfiles/eagle-lin32-7.4.0.run
No changes made to eagle/distinfo file.

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2013-10-15 16:31:39 by Roy Marples | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
ng-spice doesn't really use curses
   2013-07-15 04:02:29 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (177)
Log message:
* .include "../../devel/readline/buildlink3.mk" with USE_GNU_READLINE=yes
  are replaced with .include "../../devel/readline/buildlink3.mk", and
  USE_GNU_READLINE are removed,

* .include "../../devel/readline/buildlink3.mk" without USE_GNU_READLINE
  are replaced with .include "../../mk/readline.buildlink3.mk".
   2013-04-06 22:27:30 by Blue Rats | Files touched by this commit (94)
Log message:
Resolves:
"INFO_FILES should be set to YES or yes."
"Packages that install info files should set INFO_FILES."
Makefile and PLIST warning, respectively.
   2012-10-08 15:25:17 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (62)
Log message:
Drop PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT setting, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2011-08-30 14:01:04 by Dan McMahill | Files touched by this commit (5) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to ngspice-23 from ngspice-20.  From the NEWS file:

Ngspice-23, June 5th, 2011
============

- New features:
    + Reduction of trtol to 1 only if 'A' devices in the circuit and xspice is \ 
enabled
    + command wrs2p to write a s-parameter file using Touchstone vers. 1 format
	+ d_source d_state d_ram, test cases for those xspice codemodels
	+ transient noise simulation added to independent voltage and current sources
	+ Random telegraph noise added to independent voltage and current sources
	+ 'time = nnn' in stop command added
	+ random voltage generator option trrandom to independent voltage and current \ 
sources
	+ ngspice build possible in a separate directory (e.g. in ng-spice-rework/release)
	+ update FIND .. WHEN measurements
	+ diode & bjt temperature model update with tlev and tlevc
	+ merge bsim3v1a code with bsim3v0 and bsim3v1s code with bsim3v1
	+ bjt2: removed - all GP extensions of this model are now in the bjt model
	+ HiSIM_HV model vers. 1.2.1 added
	+ bsim3v32: delvto and mulu0 as instance parameters
	+ Replace HiSIM1 by HiSIM_2.5.1_Release_20110407

- Bug fixes:
    + More on prototypes, type casts, reordering of functions, compiler warnings
	+ allow models like 2N2904 or 2SK136 also in subcircuits
	+ fix sensitvity calculation (for the dc-2+.cir testcase)
	+ allow multiple call to setup w/ correct node collapsing
	+ Many small bugs

Ngspice-22, Sept 26th, 2010
============

- New features:
    + OpenMP multicore support for BSIM3, BSIM4, and BSIMSOI4
    + reinstate {$var} expansion in interactive interpreter
    + .TITLE line added
    + update to 'spectrum' script
    + par('expression') in .four, .plot, .print, .meas, .save commands
    + command 'option' for use in spinit, .spiceinit, and in scripts
    + adms procedure updated
    + new random number generator, random functions sunif() and sgauss()
    + ngspice manual updated

- Bug fixes:
    + Major code cleanup to reduce compiler/linker warnings: ansi function \ 
prototypes,
      void/char pointers to named pointers, explicit type casts and many more
    + Many small bugs

Ng-spice-rework-21, Jun3, 13th 2010
============

- Updated Devices: BSIMSOI 4.3.1

- New features:
    + Compatibility: C, L, R, devices and E, G sources with expressions
	  Variables HERTZ, TIME, TEMPER added
    + E, G sources with pwl function
    + New manual
	+ Plotting with Gnuplot,
	+ Writing wrdata for simple text table to file
	+ .measure improved
	+ transmission line models improved

- Bug fixes:
    + Many small bugs, memory leaks, memory overflows
   2010-03-17 22:54:59 by Dan McMahill | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
Fix an obvious bug that prevents compiling on systems with /proc/meminfo.
Patch is already in upstream sources.
   2010-02-28 19:00:19 by Dan McMahill | Files touched by this commit (14) | Package removed
Log message:
Update to version 20.

----------------
Release 20
----------------
    * Fixes: model names starting with a number (1n4001) are now correctly \ 
parsed. The .global
      command has been reinstated (it was previously disabled) and error \ 
messages now display
      the corresponding line numberin the input deck.
    * New Features: .measure command for transient, ac and dc analyses (still \ 
not complete, e.g.
      DERIV is missing).
    * Devices: Updated BISM4 model to revision 4.6.5. Added PWL (PieceWise \ 
Linear) functionality
      for B (arbitrary generator) sources.

----------------
Release 19
----------------
Reveals an important work in compile scripts, many bug fixes in memory \ 
management, interface, and
work in device models.

    * Compile scripts: tclspice and ADMS compiling fixes. Architecture compiling \ 
fixes for SunOS,
      MS Visual Studio, MINGW, Cygwin.
    * Memory management: fixed memory leaks, modifies memory management for MS \ 
Windos, integration of
      espice bugfixes and enhancements, bug fixes in plots and cli interface.
    * Rework of BSim models, integration of EPFL-EKV model V2.63, ADMS models \ 
mextram, hicum0, hicum2.

----------------
Release 18
----------------
Rework-18 is introduces several new features into ngspice. This is a major
release that comes after more than three years. During the silent years
ngspice developers worked in CVS to stabilize and introduce new features
into the simulator.

- Tclspice simulator library has been merged with ngspice. Now you can
  compile ngapice or tclspice by asserting a configure switch. See README.tcl
- New options have been introduced: brief, listing, autostop and scale
- Support for .lib file has been introduced. This allows the use of
  third party model libraries in ngspice.
- .measure statements: avg, integ, rms, max, min, delay, param
- .global statements t support for global nodes whose name is not expanded
  when flattening the netlist.
- .func macros for inlining functions into netlists.
- Improved the numparam library to support fully parametrized netlists.
- BSIM model binning.
- new multi-input gate VCVS using XSPICE extensions.