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AR# 24386

9.1i CORE Generator - A Tcl scripting error occurs the file cannot be read: "no such file or directory while executing <IP core Tcl file> - Error:sim:220"

Description

Keywords: blk_mem_gen_v2_2, FIR, compiler, block, memory, IP, core, winXP, Tcl, dds_compiler_v1_0, mult_gen_v9_0, floating_point_v3_0, dds, multiplier, floating, point

Customizing the following IP cores on Windows XP64 generates the following error:
"ERROR:sim:220 - Tcl error detected while evaluating the Tcl script"

An expanded message is shown below when running CORE Generator in debug mode (-d switch) and customizing the specified IP cores

blk_mem_gen_v2_2
DEBUG[ipmodel] - A Tcl scripting error has occurred:
couldn't read file "":
no such file or directory while executing
"source [FindFullPath "com/xilinx/ip/blk_mem_gen_v2_2/gui/blk_mem_gen_v2_2_utils.tcl"]"
(file"<$XILINX>\coregen\ip\xilinx\primary\com\xilinx\ip\blk_mem_gen_v2_2\g ui\blk_mem_gen_v2_2.tcl" line 25)

dds_compiler_v1_0
ERROR:sim:220 - Tcl error detected while evaluating the Tcl script
DEBUG[ipmodel] - A Tcl scripting error has occurred:
couldn't read file "":
no such file or directory while executing "source $utilFile"
(file"<$XILINX>\coregen\ip\xilinx\dsp\com\xilinx\ip\dds_compiler_v1_0\gui\ dds_compiler_v1_0.tcl" line 26)

mult_gen_v9_0
ERROR:sim:220 - Tcl error detected while evaluating the Tcl script
DEBUG[ipmodel] - A Tcl scripting error has occurred:
couldn't read file "":
no such file or directory while executing "source [FindFullPat"com/xilinx/ip/mult_gen_v9_0/gui/mult_gen_v9_0_utils.tcl"]"
(file"<$XILINX>\coregen\ip\xilinx\primary\com\xilinx\ip\mult_gen_v9_0\gui\ mult_gen_v9_0.tcl" line 26).

floating_point_v3_0
ERROR:sim:220 - Tcl error detected while evaluating the Tcl script
DEBUG[ipmodel] - A Tcl scripting error has occurred:
couldn't read file "":
no such file or directory while executing "source [ FindFullPath "com/xilinx/ip/floating_point_v3_0/gui/graph_data.tcl"]"
(file"<$XILINX>\coregen\ip\xilinx\primary\com\xilinx\ip\floating_point_v3_ 0\gui\floating_point_v3_0.tcl" line 36)

FIR Compiler
ERROR:sim:220 - Tcl error detected while evaluating the Tcl script
DEBUG[ipmodel] - A Tcl scripting error has occurred:
can't find package Ip_fir_compiler_fftalgorithm 1.0
while executing "package require Ip_fir_compiler_fftalgorithm 1.0"
(file "<$XILINX>/coregen/ip/xilinx/dsp/com/xilinx/ip/fir_compiler_v1_0/gui/fir_compiler_v1_0.tcl" line 196)

Solution

All of the IP listed above will generate on Windows 32-bit platforms.

This issue has been fixed in IP update #3 for ISE 9.1i.
AR# 24386
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 04/08/2009
Status Archive
Type General Article