The Xilinx software package contain software related to designing with Xilinx FPGA devices.
apr Automatic Place and Rout for 2000/3000 arploop Iterative Automatic Place and Route bax Back Annotation program edif2xnf Program to convert Mentor edif files to Xilix xnf files gen_sch8 Program to create Mentor v8.2 schematic from an xnf file gen_sym8 Program to create Mnetor v8.2 symbol from an xnf file lca2xnf Translate of LCA files to XNF files makebits Bitstream generator and DRC makeprom Assemble bitstream into prom map2lca Translate of MAP files to LCA files savesig Save Signal Generator used by xmake unakaxnf Program to add the origional net names that were aliased xact Interactive LCA editor xblox Xilinx XBLOX program ( Module Synthesis System) xchecker Bitstream download and test for XC2000/XC3000/XC4000 xde Interactive LCA editor (alias XACT) xdelay Interactive LCA delay report program xdm Xilinx Design Manager ---> XDM Script to invoke xdm xmake Xilinx Design flow control program xnfba Program to read back-annotated xnf files and create Mentor back-annotated files xnfcvt Conversion of higher XNF versions to lower versions xnfdrc XNF file checker for XZC2000/XC3000 xnfmap Automatic partitioning for XC2000/XC3000 xnfmerge Merge of hierarchial XNF files for XC2000/XC3000
NOTE: the main Xilinx design manager program is --->"XDM"
fncsim8 Script to run functional simulation gen_sch8 Script that calls the gen_sch8 program men2xnf8 Script to go from Mentor schematic files to XNF files ---> pld_da Scripts to run Design Architect with Xilinx Libraries pld_dmgr Scripts to run Design Manager with Xilinx Libraries pld_dve Script to run Design Viewpoint Editor with Xilinx specified properties for enwrite pld_dve_ba Script to run Design Viewpoint Editor to import a back-annotated file for quicksim pld_dve_sim Script to run Design Viewpoint Editor with Xilinx specified properties for quicksim timsim8 Script to run timing simulation DA.setup Setup file used by gen_sch8NOTE: the main Xilinx design manager for Mentor Graphics is --->"pld_da"
Bourne Shell and Korn Shell users must add the following line to their .profile file:
C and Turbo C Shell users must add the following line to their .cshrc or their .login file:
The "setup.xact.(sh or csh)" environment variables are necessary so that Xact can be used properly.
The main Xilinx Design Manager package, which is a window based package is invoked by typing:
The main Xilinx Design Manager package, which CALLS the Mentor Graphics package 'design architect' with the Xilinx librarys, is invoked by typing: