1.2. Intel® High Level Synthesis Compiler Pro Edition Prerequisites
For detailed instructions about installing Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software, including system requirements, prerequisites, and licensing requirements, see Intel® FPGA Software Installation and Licensing .
The Intel® HLS Compiler requires the following software in addition to Intel® Quartus® Prime:
On Linux, Intel® HLS Compiler requires GCC 9.3.0 including the GNU C++ library and binary utilities (binutils).
This version of GCC is provided as part of your Intel® HLS Compiler installation. After installing the Intel® HLS Compiler, GCC 9.3.0 is available in <quartus_installdir>/gcc.
- Microsoft* Visual Studio* 2017 Professional
- Microsoft* Visual Studio* 2017 Community
Siemens* EDA Questa® Simulation Software
- Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition
- Questa* Intel® FPGA Starter Edition
Both Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition and Questa* Intel® FPGA Starter Edition require licenses. The license for Questa* Intel® FPGA Starter Edition is free. For details, refer to Intel FPGA Software Installation and Licensing .
Alternatively, you can use your own licensed version of Siemens* EDA ModelSim* SE or Siemens* EDA Questa* Advanced Simulator software.
On Linux systems, Questa® - Intel FPGA Edition and Questa® - Intel FPGA Starter Edition require the Red Hat* development tools packages.
For information about all the ModelSim* and Questa® software versions that the Intel® software supports, refer to the EDA Interface Information section in the Software and Device Support Release Notes for your edition of Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition.
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