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AR# 2958

Foundation F1.x, XABEL: DIOEDA errors involving abl2edif


Keywords: ABEL, abl2edif, DIOEDA, hkey, F1
Urgency: Standard

General Description:

When trying to synthesize ABEL code, Foundation will sometimes
give an error of the form:

HDE: XABEL - XABEL is not installed (registry key
DIOEDA/Products/XABELM1/paths/Bin does not point to abl2edif.exe)


This particular error is a result of incorrect registry.
The path to abl2edif.exe must be corrected.

1) Make sure that abl2edif is installed in the Xilinx\bin\nt directory.

2) Go to Start -> Run and type regedit in the box. Click OK.

3) Under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT follow this path:

4) Edit the registry entry to match the path to where
abl2edif can be found on your system. By default, it is
under C:\Xilinx\bin\nt. Make sure that this information is
Exit the registry editor.

5) Try to re-synthesize the ABEL file.
AR# 2958
Date Created 10/14/1997
Last Updated 04/07/2000
Status Archive
Type General Article