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AR# 3371

M1.x EPIC - ERROR: basep: This component is part of a macro/Cannot swap macro component.

Description

Keywords: EPIC, swap, macro, unbind

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
Attempting to modify a design (for example, swapping CLB's) with EPIC produces the following error:

basep: This component is part of a macro.
basep: Cannot swap macro component.

The CLB that needs to be modified is part of an EPIC "macro".

Solution

Unbind the macro before making the changes.

1. In the "EPIC List" window, select "Macs All" to view the macros in the design.

2. In the "EPIC List" winodw, select the macro containing the CLB(s) that required modification.

3. In the main window, under the "Edit" pull-down menu, click "Unbind."

Now, the changes can be made.
AR# 3371
Date Created 02/03/1998
Last Updated 07/09/2001
Status Archive
Type General Article