Before getting into this section, you must follow the GCC requirements to build the Software Application from here.
Also it is expected that you created an AI Engine application in the Vitis IDE and ran x86simulation Build and Simulate in Vitis IDE.
Create a system project manually using the steps mentioned in Port Command Line Project to the Vitis IDE System Project
To build the system project, click system_project and go to Flow Navigator pane and select SW EMULATION. Click Build All for SW Emulation. The top-level project uses an incremental build approach that recognizes the state of the subprojects and provides option to rebuild the projects that must be updated.
Once the build completes, hover the mouse over Run and click settings icon, select New Launch Configuration, add the SW Emulation configuration, and hit Run.
Notice the run log of SW Emulation on the Debug Console