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difference between port and export ?


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The UVM Manual 1.0 defines port as

"A TLM interface that defines the set of methods used for communication. Used in UVM to connect to an export." while export is defined as

"A transaction level modeling (TLM) interface that provides the implementation of methods used for communication. Used in UVM to connect to a port."

For someone new to UVM (like me) they seem identical, Could somebody throw more light on the difference between them providing a use case if possible

My understanding so far is that port is like a header file which defines all the communication functions and export provides the implementation for those functions.

Thanks

Edited by puneet3010
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