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AR# 55067

Vivado DSP Tools (System Generator for DSP) (2012.4) - Release Notes and Known Issues


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for System Generator for DSP 2012.4.


Installation instructions and a list of the Release Notes and Known Issues in System Generator for DSP 2012.4 tools are included in this answer record. A successful installation of Vivado Design Suite 2012.4 changes your design tools version number to 2012.4 (verify by running xlVersion, or typing 'ver' at the MATLAB prompt). 

Release Notes and New Features in System Generator for DSP 2012.4

For a list and description of the new features and Release Notes in the 2012.4 tools, see the Xilinx Design Tools Release Notes Guide (UG631).

Please be sure to read the documentation because it answers questions that you might have about changes to the functionality or the look-and-feel from previous versions of System Generator for DSP. The System Generator User Guide is accessible in PDF format at: http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx14_4/sysgen_user.pdf.

For System Generator for DSP Release Notes for other versions, see (Xilinx Answer 29595).

Which versions of System Generator for DSP and AccelDSP synthesis tool are compatible with which versions of ISE software and MATLAB? See (Xilinx Answer 17966).

Resolved Issues

(Xilinx Answer 47631) - When the System Generator design is "generated" from the Vivado tool, the System Generator token is in hidden mode; cannot correct errors in System Generator token in hidden mode. Why?

(Xilinx Answer 55425) - 2012.X System Generator - Does System Generator support the new default project file type, (.slx), from Matlab?

Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 47634) - What is the list of blocks removed from System Generator.
(Xilinx Answer 52330) - Vivado System Generator - How do I configure Matlab with Vivado System Generator? 
(Xilinx Answer 55426) - System Generator - Exported EDK PCore settings do not incorporate the EDK device selections when XMP project entered into System Generator settings.

AR# 55067
Date Created 03/22/2013
Last Updated 05/02/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2012.4
  • System Generator for DSP - 14.4