The patch modifies a PoC simulator to treat signal name as a dot-separated path.
VCD Hierarchy Manipulator is no more necessary.
How to get the patchPlease see my github page or simply wget it.
How to apply
% tar zxvf systemc-2.3.0.tgz % cd systemc-2.3.0 % patch -p0 < ../sc_vcd_trace.patch % ./configure --any-options % make % make install
How to UseNo need to modify the SystemC model. All you need to do is just rebuild your design with the patched systemc library. You will get the VCD as a following screen shot.
If you want to disable this feature, set an environmental variable SC_VCD_NO_HIERARCHY.