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AR# 42722

13.1 CompXlib - ERROR:Compxlib:258 - COMPXLIB[option]: Invalid library 'edk' specified for -lib


Running CompXlib from the command line produces the following:

Reading the compxlib configuration file - 'compxlib.cfg' ...
ERROR:Compxlib:258 - COMPXLIB[option]: Invalid library 'edk' specified for -lib.

<ToolTip>: run 'compxlib -help lib' to list the names of valid libraries
WARNING:Compxlib:225 - COMPXLIB[cfg]: No library specified for compilation ...


This is essentially as a result of not having the correct setup for the EDK tools. Please ensure the XILINX_EDK variable is set prior to running CompXlib.

The easiest way to ensure the setup is correct is to run CompXlib from the provided "ISE Design Suite Command Prompt" delivered with ISE software.

This can be found by going into the "Start Menu" -> "All Programs" -> "Xilinx ISE Design Suite 13.1" -> "Accessories" -> "ISE Design Suite 32/64-bit Command Prompt".

AR# 42722
Date Created 07/01/2011
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
  • ISE Design Suite - 13.1
  • ISE Design Suite - 13.2