freehdl-config man page

FreeHDL-CONFIG — The FreeHDL configuration script.


freehdl-config [OPTION] ...


FreeHDL is a parser/compiler/simulator suite for the hardware description language VHDL.  VHDL'93 as well as VHDL'87 files are supported.

FreeHDL-CONFIG can be used to obtain the installation (path) configuration of the FreeHDL package.


-v, --version

show installed FreeHDL version

-h, --help

show usage info

-l, --ldflags

print libraries to link with

-libs, --libtool

print libtool libraries to link with

-ieee, --ieee

print IEEE libtool libraries to link with

-c, --cxxflags

print C++ compiler flags to compile with

-cxx, --cxx

print C++ compiler -linker, --linker print libtool linker

See Also

gvhdl(1), freehdl-v2cc(1), v2cc.libs(5)


The latest version of FreeHDL can always be obtained from

Reporting Bugs

Known bugs are documented within the BUGS file.  If your report addresses a parser related topic then contact Marius Vollmer <>.  If it is related to the code generator or compiler then send an email to Edwin Naroska <>.  If your are not sure send it to Edwin.  He will take care of forwarding your report to the appropriate recipient.


Written by Stefan Jahn <>.

Referenced By

freehdl-gennodes(1), freehdl-v2cc(1), gvhdl(1), v2cc.libs(5).

January 2006 Debian/GNU Linux User Commands