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AR# 19109

LogiCORE SPI-4.2 (POS-PHY L4) v6.1 - Synthesizing with XST gives: "ERROR:NgdBuild:604 - logical block 'apl4_pl4_wrapper0/apl4_pl4_src_top0'with type 'pl4_src_top' could not be resolved"

Description

General Description

When synthesizing your SPI4.2 design with XST, you might get following error:

"ERROR:NgdBuild:604 - logical block 'apl4_pl4_wrapper0/apl4_pl4_src_top0'

with type 'pl4_src_top' could not be resolved. A pin name misspelling can

cause this, a missing edif or ngc file, or the misspelling of a type name.

Symbol 'pl4_src_top' is not supported in target 'virtex2p'."

Although you are running XST synthesis, NGDBuild is running in the background when the "Read Cores" option has been turned on. The Read Cores option is ON by default when running synthesis from the Project Navigator.

Solution

Disable the "-read_cores" option as follows:

1. From Project Navigator, select Synthesize -> Properties.

2. Uncheck the "Read Cores" option under the Synthesis Options tab.

3. Re-run synthesis.

If running XST in a batch mode:

Add the following line to your XST Synthesis Script:

-read_cores NO

AR# 19109
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article