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Downloading GDS_Compact

To evaluate or to install GDS_Compact, download the appropriate release below. In order to install the library you will need both an installation password to start the install and license codes to enable the library's execution. These can be obtained via email from Artwork by sending us an email similar to the one shown below:

Re: GDS_Compact Evaluation

Dear Hagai,

I would like to evaluate GDS_Compact on Linux. 
I've already downloaded the release from your ftp site. 
Please send me the install password and temporary 
license strings. 

My machine's hostid is:


I plan to use the program to eliminate redundant data in my
GDSII for tapeout.


John Boy  
International Harvesting and IC Design 
10087 Champion Way Bldg 43
Topeka Kansas 09323
Tel (450) 132-2213    Fax(450)132-2113




  06/18/08 v1.01 24.3 MB RH3, RH4

Hostid License Utility



Execute this utility on your Linux machine and send us the hostid it reports so we can generate a node locked license string. Additional Details

If you need a floating license then you should use the flexlm hostid utility as this generates a different value for the hostid.

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