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AR# 31659

10.1 ISE - Simulate Behavioral Model gives: ERROR:ProjectMgmt:387 - TOE: ITclInterp::ExecuteCmd gave Tcl result 'can't read "aDUName(ParseDuType)"


An ISE project contains ABEL source code and uses ModelSim as the Simulator. After selecting the Test Vector source under Behavioral Simulation, I select ModelSim Simulator -> Simulate Behavioral Model in the Process tab and receive the following error:

BLF2LANG complete - 0 errors, 0 warnings.

Process "Reformat Logic" completed successfully

ERROR:ProjectMgmt:387 - TOE: ITclInterp::ExecuteCmd gave Tcl result 'can't read "aDUName(ParseDuType)": no such element in array'.

Tcl_ErrnoId: unknown error

Tcl_ErrnoMsg: No error

_cmd: ::xilinx::Dpm::dpm_chTransformExecute dpm_msimRun $piThisInterface

errorInfo: can't read "aDUName(ParseDuType)": no such element in array

while executing

"string equal -nocase $aDUName(ParseDuType) "Architecture""

("TRAN_AbelMSimulateBehavioralModel" arm line 4)

invoked from within

"switch -- $sTransformName {

TRAN_MSimulateBehavioralModel -

TRAN_MSimulateBehavioralModel(bencher) {

set sCreateDoProc d..."

(procedure "dpm_msimRun" line 28)

invoked from within

"$sCmd $iTransformInstance $sCmdArgs"

(procedure "dpm_chTransformExecuteEngine" line 97)

invoked from within

"dpm_chTransformExecuteEngine $sFlowProc $iInterface $bRunTransformWithEmptyInputSet "

(procedure "::xilinx::Dpm::dpm_chTransformExecute" line 3)

invoked from within

"::xilinx::Dpm::dpm_chTransformExecute dpm_msimRun $piThisInterface"


A possible work-around is to use the ISE simulator for behavioral simulation.

This problem has been fixed in the latest 10.1 Service Pack available at:


The first service pack containing the fix is 10.1 Service Pack 3.
AR# 31659
Date Created 09/12/2008
Last Updated 07/26/2010
Status Archive
Type General Article