libxsvf is an open source library for ‘playing’ SVF and XSVF JTAG programming files. It supports a number of programmers, including the Bus Blaster v1 and v2.
We’ve referred to various file formats for programming CPLDs and FPGAs in recent posts. One is the Serial Vector Format (SVF), an industry standard file format that is used to describe JTAG chain operations in a compact, portable fashion. Its specifications are fully described in this 26 page PDF produced by Texas Instruments. To provide […]