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AR# 13886

7.0.3 Synplify - Error: "@E:"file_name":xxx:xx:xxx:xx|port ENMCOMMAALIGN does not exist"


Keywords: GT, V-II, Pro, Virtex, II, Synplify, Synplicity, giga, bit, transceiver, E-Minor, 4.2i, dk, development, kit

Urgency: Hot

General Description:
When I synthesize a design in 4.2i and Synplify 7.0.3 with a "GT" component instantiated, the following error message is reported:

"@E:"file_name":xxx:x:xxx:xx|port ENMCOMMAALIGN does not exist."


Synplicity has provided a patch to overcome this issue. To obtain the patch, please follow the instructions below.

Download Instructions:
The patches for PC and UNIX platforms are available for download at the following locations:

PC Patch:

UNIX Patch:

Installation Instructions:

1. Download the following files from the URL above:

syn703_v2p_patch.zip (PC users)
syn703_v2p_patch.tar.gz (UNIX users)

and save them to a temporary directory.

2. Extract the .zip or .tar file to the root directory of your Synplify software installation. The archive, which has a pre-defined directory structure, will replace the appropriate files under the Synplify installation directory with new files.

3. Restart the Synplify software after installing the patch.

(NOTE: This issue will be resolved in the next release of Synplify, at which point the patches will no longer be available.)
AR# 13886
Date Created 02/15/2002
Last Updated 10/20/2005
Status Archive
Type General Article