SAN FRANCISCO Mentor Graphics has donated its SystemVerilog Assertion (SVA) version of the Open Verification Library (OVL) to Accellera, the organization for electronic design industry standards. Accellera has accepted the version.
SVA is designed for use with multiple verification technologies including simulation, formal verification and emulation.
The Accellera OVL committee also approved the creation of a new subcommittee for the OVL-SVA library, to be chaired by Mentor. This subcommittee will be charged with delivering an Accellera standard library and maintaining the OVL-SVA library over time.