Setting Up the Environment to Run the Vitis Software Platform - 2024.1 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Application Acceleration Development (UG1393)

Document ID
UG1393
Release Date
2024-07-03
Version
2024.1 English

To configure the environment to run the Vitis unified software platform, run the following scripts in a command shell to set up the tools to run in that shell:

#set up XILINX_VITIS and XILINX_VIVADO variables 
source <Vitis_install_path>/Vitis/2024.1/settings64.sh
#set up XILINX_XRT 
source /opt/xilinx/xrt/setup.sh
Tip: .csh scripts are also provided.

This sets up the tools for the Vitis application acceleration development flow, the Vitis embedded software development flow, and the AI Engine tools for development on Versal adaptive SoC AI Engine devices.

To use any platforms you have downloaded as described in the Installing Xilinx Runtime and Platforms , set the following environment variable to point to the location of the platforms:
export PLATFORM_REPO_PATHS=<path to platforms>

This identifies the location of platform files for the tools, and makes them accessible to your design projects.