From: Jayaram Bhasker (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jun 22 2001 - 05:51:50 PDT
I am looking at draft D6 (which I believe is the final one) and it does NOT
say POSITIVE integer. The text in 188.8.131.52 reads "A genvar is an integer that
is local to and shall only ..."
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> >I'm looking at Draft 4 of the LRM, section 184.108.40.206, where it says:
> > A genvar is a positive integer that is local to and shall only be
> > within a generate loop that uses it as an index variable.
> >Restricting a genvar to be positive actually violates some examples in
> >the LRM.
> >Restricting it to be non-negative means you can't do something like:
> > genvar i;
> > generate
> > for (i = 7; i >= 0; i = i - 1) ...
> >because the condition (i >= 0) will always be true.
> >Why not just allow a genvar to be a signed 32-bit quantity?
> >BTW, is there an official place to send LRM errata?
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