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AR# 31117

XST - "ERROR:HDLParsers:3010 - .vhd Line xx. Entity %s does not exist."

Description

The following error is reporred by XST. Why?

"ERROR:HDLParsers:3010 - <file>.vhd Line xx. Entity %s does not exist."

Solution

This error appears when the entity specified in the configuration statement is not found.

Some of the reason why this error might occur are listed below:

1. Incorrect entity name is specified (due to a typographical mistake).

2. Entity that is being configured is not yet compiled.

example :

configuration myconf of myentity is

-- rest of config stmt

--

end configuration;

Now, if "myentity" is either a typographical mistake or for some reason the file containing "myentity" is not yet compiled, you will receive this error.

AR# 31117
Date Created 06/05/2008
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article