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AR# 55410

14.5 PlanAhead - "ERROR: [Common 17-180] Spawn failed: No error..."


If I launch XPA from a PlanAhead tool project, the following error occurs:

ERROR: [Common 17-180] Spawn failed: No error
ERROR: [Common 17-69] Command failed: Failed launch 'xpa -intstyle pa "file.ncd" "file.pcf"'


There are two ways to work around this error:

  • You can copy the PlanAhead console XPA command into Notepad and replace all of the '/' characters with '\'.
  • You can run Archive Design from Project > Archive Design. After this has been run, XPA should run without error.

This issue has been resolved in the PlanAhead 14.6 tool.

AR# 55410
Date Created 04/05/2013
Last Updated 10/09/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
  • PlanAhead - 14.5