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EE TIMES: Linux slouches toward the EDA mainstream

Oct 17, 1998, 01:28 (0 Talkback[s])

Linux support for EDA software is about to take a big step forward as Avant! Corp. prepares to move its Polaris Verilog simulator to the popular open-source operating system.

With this move, and recent Linux support for Design Acceleration Inc.'s SignalScan debugging environment, Verilog simulation is marching toward the forefront of the Linux EDA movement.

Significantly, the new endorsements seem to be driven by customer demand from large accounts.

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