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AR# 39469

Design Assistant for XST - Help with coding issues

Description

Please refer to this answer record for help debugging coding issues with XST.

Note: This Answer Record is a part of the Xilinx Solution Center for XST (Xilinx Answer 38927). The Xilinx Solution Center for XST is available to address all questions related to XST. Whether you are starting a new design or troubleshooting a problem, use the Solution Center for XST to guide you to the right information.

Solution

Synthesizable RTL can be broken down into the following categories:

See (Xilinx Answer 39079) for help debugging issues regarding inference.
Many Xilinx primitives and/or macros can be inferred; although not all. When running into any inference concerns, please refer to this section of the design assistant

See (Xilinx Answer 39648) for help debugging issues with instantiations.
Whether instantiating a lower level module, black-box, or a primitive this is a great starting point to help debug instantiation issues.

See (Xilinx Answer 40085) for help with performance considerations.
XST provides performance enhancements to help achieve high speed design.

See (Xilinx Answer 40609) for help with logic optimization.
XST will optimize logic to improve performance and area.

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
38927 Xilinx Solution Center for XST N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

AR# 39469
Date Created 03/14/2011
Last Updated 02/07/2013
Status Active
Type General Article