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AR# 13285

4.1i XST - "ERROR:Xst:829 - file_name.vhd (Line xx). Constant Value expected for Generic 'generic_name'."


Keywords: constant, record, type, function, VHDL

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
XST has problems with record types that are used inside functions. One type of error message that may occur is as follows:

"ERROR:Xst:829 - file_name.vhd (Line xx). Constant Value expected for Generic 'generic_name'."


This problem is fixed in the latest 4.1i Service Pack, available at:
The first service pack containing the fix is 4.1i Service Pack 3.
AR# 13285
Date Created 11/29/2001
Last Updated 08/06/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article