The kansas-lava package

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Kansas Lava is a Domain Specific Language (DSL) for expressing hardware-oriented descriptions of computations, and is hosted inside the language Haskell. Kansas Lava programs are descriptions of specific hardware entities, the connections between them, and other computational abstractions that can compile down to these entities.

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Dependenciesbase (>=4 && <4.3), bytestring, cmdargs (==0.8), containers, data-default, data-reify (==0.6), directory, dotgen (>=0.4.1), filepath, netlist (>=0.3.1), netlist-to-vhdl (>=0.3.1), process, random, sized-types (>=0.3.4), strict, template-haskell [details]
Copyright(c) 2009-2011 The University of Kansas
AuthorAndy Gill
MaintainerAndy Gill <>
CategoryLanguage, Hardware
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Source repositoryhead: git clone git://
Executableskansas-lava-tbf2vcd, kansas-lava-testreport, kansas-lava-unittest
UploadedMon Nov 7 15:11:27 UTC 2011 by AndyGill
UpdatedSun Jun 21 00:31:52 UTC 2015 by AdamBergmark to revision 1
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Kansas Lava

Kansas Lava is a Haskell library which allows the specification and
simulation of hardware, and hardware level concerns.  Haskell
functions written in Kansas Lava can be interpreted as having the
semantics of a specific circuit, or compiled into VHDL, for
compilation and synthesis using standard HDL tools.

To run tests

% cabal configure -fall
% cabal build
% cd tests
% make test	   	-- use 'make test ARGS=--gensim' if you want to generate VHDL
% make simulate	-- [optional] if you want to test the VHDL using modelsim
% make report		-- generate test report