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 switching between spectre and mmsim 

Last post Thu, Sep 19 2013 3:16 PM by NcfC. 4 replies.
Started by NcfC 13 Sep 2013 10:19 AM. Topic has 4 replies and 498 views
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  • Fri, Sep 13 2013 10:19 AM

    • NcfC
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    switching between spectre and mmsim Reply

    Hi.

     I'm using IC5.1.41 and I'm looking for a way to switch between versions of spectre (5.10 and mmsim 7.11), during an ADE session, without having to change the environment start up scripts and restart ICFB.

     Thanks in advance.

    Best regards, 

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  • Fri, Sep 13 2013 10:24 AM

    Re: switching between spectre and mmsim Reply

    Why would you ever want to be running spectre 5.10. That is a good 9 years old and hasn't been touched in that time.

    You could manipulate the "PATH" environment variable using setShellEnvVar(), but I don't think this makes a lot of sense.

    Andrew.

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  • Fri, Sep 13 2013 1:11 PM

    • NcfC
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    Re: switching between spectre and mmsim Reply

    That a good point! But for some simulations, spectre 5.10 seems to to be faster than spectre 7.11 (and I didn't see any accuracy difference; I might be wrong on this point, though).

    Regards, 

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  • Thu, Sep 19 2013 3:03 PM

    Re: switching between spectre and mmsim Reply

     7.1 is also rather old - it does sound a bit unusual that it would be slower, but to be honest there have been a lot of performance improvements since 7.1 (there have been major releases 7.2, 10.1, 11.1, 12.1 and it won't be long before 13.1 comes out...)

    Andrew.

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  • Thu, Sep 19 2013 3:16 PM

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    Re: switching between spectre and mmsim Reply
    Yes, I know. But that's the version my company is currently using. Thanks.
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