Patent Number: 7,765,502

Title: ASIC functional specification parser

Abstract: A method for generating hardware description language source files is provided. The method includes extracting an input/output (I/O) list and building a port list declaration file from the I/O list. The method also includes building a default instantiation file according to renaming rules and interpreting coding constructs to determine both variable types and sizes. The method further includes generating a sensitivity list.

Inventors: Spitzer; Marc (San Jose, CA), Packer; John (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Adaptec, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 17/50 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018