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What's new in SVEditor 1.5.2:
- (315) - Correct an issue with the task/function override-annotation finding code. In some cases, virtual methods from classes declared in included files would be marked in the active source file.
- (nobug) - Add compilation-argument import support for -mfcu option
- (enh) - During compilation-argument import, add support for executing the commands being intercepted by the compiler wrappers. Sometimes a compilation failure causes the entire process to terminate early.
- LICENSE TYPE:
- Eclipse Public License
- OUR RATING:
- DEVELOPED BY:
- Matthew Ballance
- USER RATING:
- ROOT \ Science and Engineering \ Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Features at a glance
The application uses a scanner that is similar to ctags for extracting the information from SystemVerilog and Verilog source files. It is engineered to be tolerant of errors, as well as to ignore unrecognized language constructs.
Among some of SVEditor’s features, we can mention colorizing for SystemVerilog keywords, outline view linked with editor, file structure view, SystemVerilog source index, syntax coloring editor, content assist, and cross-linking between data structure usage and declaration.
Getting started with SVEditor
There are multiple ways to install the SVEditor software on your GNU/Linux computer, considering the fact that we’ve already installed the latest JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and Eclipse IDE software.
For exemple, you can download the latest version of the project as a JAR archive that can be opened into an existing Eclipse environment, you can search the application in the main software repositories of your GNU/Linux distribution, or compile it yourself using the source package provided right here on Softpedia.
For more details, do not hesitate to check out the project’s website by clicking the link at the end of the article.
Under the hood and supported operating systems
Taking a look under the hood of the SVEditor application, we can notice that it has been written entirely in the Java programming language and integrates with the Eclipse IDE for its graphical user interface.
Being written in Java, SVEditor is a cross-platform software that runs on all operating ssytems where the Java Runtime Environment and Eclipse IDE are available, including GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It has been successfully tested on computers supporting either of the 64-bit (x86_64) or 32-bit (x86) CPU architectures.
SVEditor was reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on December 18th, 2014