You don't need superuser rights or experience to install DVT!

You don't need root, admin etc. rights in order to install Eclipse and DVT. It can be done in your home directory, using simple unzip operations. You don't have to compile anything.

System Requirements

  • OS (32 or 64): Linux, Windows, MacOS
  • Java: 1.7 or newer
  • Eclipse: 3.7 or newer

Installation

There are several ways to install DVT, tailored to match your experience level or access constraints:

Notes

    To avoid unexpected crashes when using DVT as a plugin, it is recommended to edit the eclipse.ini file in the eclipse directory and add the missing lines at the end of the file after -vmargs line:

    -Dorg.eclipse.swt.internal.gtk.disablePrinting
    -XX:CompileCommand=quiet
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/edt/ui/editor/rules/EMethodRule,evaluate
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/edt/ui/editor/rules/ECommentTaskRule,evaluate
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/edt/model/reflection/Determinant,contains
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/vlogdt/ui/editor/rules/VlogCommentTaskRule,evaluate
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/vlogdt/ui/editor/rules/VlogCombinedWordRule,evaluate
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/vhdldt/ui/editor/rules/VhdlCommentTaskRule,evaluate
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,ro/amiq/vlogdt/parser/VlogParser,class_declaration
    -XX:CompileCommand=exclude,org/eclipse/core/internal/dtree/DataTreeNode,forwardDeltaWith
    -XX:-UseCompressedOops
    -Xverify:none
    -Xms128m
    -Xmx2048m
    -Xss1m