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AR# 22739

8.1i sp1 Xplorer - Xplorer script hangs on Windows system

Description

On Windows system, Xplorer worked with ISE 8.1i (I.24). However after installing Service Pack 1(I.25), running this script results in the following output and hangs:

"'tee' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file."

Solution

The xplorer.pl (version 2.36) with ISE 8.1i SP1 (I.25) adds line 137:

open (STDOUT, "| tee ${work_dir}/xplorer.log");

'tee' is build-in on UNIX systems, but other systems users need to install additional package for perl to get it working.

To work around this, modify %XILINX%/bin/nt/xplorer.pl by commenting out the line:

open (STDOUT, "| tee ${work_dir}/xplorer.log");

and uncommenting the two previous lines:

open(DEBUGFILE, ">${work_dir}/xplorer.log"); select(DEBUGFILE);

AR# 22739
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article