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, Solaris, MacOS
  • Java: 1.6 or newer
  • Eclipse: 3.6 or newer !!! We do not fully support yet the Eclipse 4.* releases !!!

Installation

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

Notes

  1. To avoid unexpected crashes, it is recommended to edit the eclipse.ini file in the eclipse directory and add the missing lines (see below)

    Explanations:
    --launcher.XXMaxPermSize 256m
    -vmargs
    -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/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
    -Xms128m
    -Xmx1024m
    -Xss1m