pdaSoftware

Define the versions to use with this design kit.

The main idea is that the foundry identifies the 'agreed upon' or 'qualified with' status and that during export and/or pdk load we (can) check this.

Structure

This element does not have elements. The attributes are shown below, in a sorted per type fashion.


<software  app="..."  version="..." ... > ... </software>

XSD

The schema file can be downloaded or viewed at xPDK_Base.

Details

app

The software name should be aligned between software and foundry partners to make the validation work. For Synopsys the options are OptoDesigner, OptSim and OptoCompiler.

version

Define a version query like >=A.B.C or something else that the software vendors use to test their compliance. Type pdaSoftwareVersion documentation: