[Fedora-electronic-lab-list] Your views on "trac on a Livecd " ?

Svilen krustev.svilen at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 1 22:44:18 UTC 2009

Of course there is no troubles with Veriog/VHDL etc. code and revision 
control and tracking must be used there. No doubt about that. Do you 
think though it should be any different from the "usual" open source flow?


Chitlesh GOORAH wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Svilen wrote:
>> Correct me if I'm wrong, but neither of FEL tools
>> offer a tool suitable to be used as an external diff for the binary formats
>> they are dealing with. By the way - the situation is very similar with
>> commercial tools. In result - all binary data used by FEL tools can't be
>> stored incrementally in the databases of any of the revision control
>> systems
> Hello Svilen,
> You are partially right here. However for digital design, a revision
> control for vhdl and verilog is useful, especially if there are many
> designers. With the perl modules for vhdl and verilog being included
> for F11, digital designers can expand their home made design flow by
> using those modules in their own perl scripts. Some perl modules could
> even be used for co-simulation or co-verification purposes as well.
> Example, memory based verilog designs
> powercraft.nl already use svn for geda and pcb based projects :
> http://www.powercraft.nl/websvn/listing.php?repname=OpenARM+Single-board+Computer&path=%2Ftrunk%2Fworking%2F#_trunk_working_
> This is my reason behind this trac/git/svn discussion. Unfortunately
> this does not apply to each FEL apps.
> regards,
> chitlesh

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