[Libre-silicon-devel] Tools for VLSI Design - LibreSilicon flavored Live-DVD

ludwig jaffe ludwig.jaffe at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 09:57:39 CET 2019


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On Sunday, February 3, 2019, ludwig jaffe <ludwig.jaffe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Hagen,
>
> I headed that OpenSuse has such a compile farm, as otherwise *nobody*
would build packages for suse.
> Lets make Slackware tgz packages :-)
>
> Cheers
>
> Ludwig
>
> On Sunday, February 3, 2019, Hagen SANKOWSKI <hsank at posteo.de> wrote:
>> Hello Ludwig.
>>
>> At least David is a OpenSuse Tumbleweed user.
>> And he already showed me the possibility to build/compile Debian
>> Packages on OpenSuse Server farm.
>>
>> So, if your machine is probably to week, OpenSuse's build service is an
>> option.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Hagen.
>>
>> On 2/3/19 9:48 AM, ludwig jaffe wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: ludwig jaffe <ludwig.jaffe at gmail.com <mailto:
ludwig.jaffe at gmail.com>>
>>> Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
>>> Subject: Tools for VLSI Design - LibreSilicon flavored Live-DVD
>>> To: Staf Verhaegen <staf at fibraservi.eu <mailto:staf at fibraservi.eu>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Debian based is enough imho.
>>> Also openSuSE is not so much used for development.
>>> Fedora and especially centos/rhel has a much smaller package wealth
>>> compared to debian
>>> or ubuntu which is based on debian.
>>> People with rpm distros could try to use the alien tool. But I will
>>> support debian and ubuntu as these are preffered by me.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Ludwig
>>>
>>> On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Staf Verhaegen <staf at fibraservi.eu
>>> <mailto:staf at fibraservi.eu>> wrote:
>>>> ludwig jaffe schreef op za 02-02-2019 om 18:40 [+0100]:
>>>>
>>>> Toolchain:
>>>> Hi I could maintain a repository to be added to /etc/apt/sources.list
>>>> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/libresilicon
>>>>
>>>> Alternatively maybe repos can be maintained for a few selected OSes on
>>> openSUSE build Service. I do think for example some academic
>>> environments are still based on Centos or derivatives like Scientific
Linux.
>>>> greets,
>>>> Staf.
>>>>
>>>> so apt will find the packages
>>>> this should work for debian and ubuntu and one could try to statically
>>> link the tools if they need old stuff like motif or even older stuff
>>> that could create dependency problems as every distro is a bit
different.
>>>> But the first step is to maintain a dynamically linked version of the
>>> tools for debian stable and ubuntu lts.
>>>> This should be not too much work.
>>>> No need fir a life cd.
>>>> Just a howto for adding our repo to the distribution.
>>>>
>>>> Regarding electric: how to host a 600M tarball of html code
docunentation.
>>>> Github accepts only 100M blobs. So splitting up the docu part of
>>> electric did not help much.
>>>> If you want to code with electric git clone levush/electric
>>>> read the readme on compiling and have gixygen and graphviz installed
>>> to make the docu.
>>>> There is still a path problem in the Doxyfile as relative paths
>>> sonehow are not working correctly.
>>>> If someone knows better please look at the different Versions of
>>> Doxyfile in the project and improve it.
>>>> The code base is quite huge so one would need to surf the code to
>>> understand it. Doxygen is a cool tool for analysis of code written by
>>> others.
>>>>
>>>> If we want to develop with electric we need to find what should be
>>> improved and try to understand the code to the extend needed fir this
task.
>>>> Otherwhise electric sits there beeing rescued from beeing depublished
>>> in favor of the shity java version but thats it.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>>
>>>> Ludwig
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Hagen SANKOWSKI <hsank at po
>>>>
>>>> steo.de <http://steo.de>> wrote:
>>>>> Hello Ludwig, Hello List.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Ludwig for your Effort to compile some tools!
>>>>>
>>>>> I came across the fact, that the Debian family of Distributions has
>>>>> already compiled packages for qflow, which also includes yosys and
>>> magic..
>>>>>
>>>>> IMHO we should have a working tool flow, which allows us to work on
our
>>>>> project and others to follow us.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ludwig, do you like to setup and maintain a (Debian/Mint clone)
Live-DVD
>>>>> with all tools already installed tools?
>>>>>
>>>>> I would vote (at least) for
>>>>> - qflow
>>>>> - yosys
>>>>> - magic
>>>>> - klayout
>>>>> - electric
>>>>> - (lua)latex (while with easier UTF-8 usage!)
>>>>>
>>>>> all in the latest and greatest version. Plus all stuff we are
developing
>>>>> here, like
>>>>> - lsc
>>>>> - popcorn
>>>>> - melmac
>>>>> - ... etc.
>>>>>
>>>>> Additional (in later versions) I can think about distributing nice
>>>>> documentations not only about the process, but also how-to, cookery
>>>>> books of how to make chips.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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