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AR# 55911

Vivado 2013.1 - "ERROR: [Coretcl 2-1043] upgrade_ip failed for '' can't use empty string as operand of "!""

Description

If I attempt to upgrade a 7 series FPGAs Transceivers Wizard IP v2.2, the Vivado 2013.1 tool results in the following error:

can't use empty string as operand of "!"
ERROR: [Coretcl 2-1043] upgrade_ip failed for 'gtwizard_v2_2_4x10G' can't use empty string as operand of "!"
ERROR: [Coretcl 2-1043] upgrade_ip failed for 'gtwizard_v2_2_4x10G' Failed to execute command '::xcoUpgradeLib::upgradeXCO'
ERROR: [Coretcl 2-1043] upgrade_ip failed for 'gtwizard_v2_2_4x10G' Upgrade IP was unsuccessful for 'gtwizard_v2_2_4x10G'.
If the problem persists, please contact Xilinx support.

Solution

To resolve this error, you can upgrade in two steps:

  1. First, upgrade to version 2.4 using Vivado 2012.4.
  2. Then, upgrade using Vivado 2013.x.


If you are unable to upgrade using Vivado 2012.4, then please open a WebCase with Xilinx Technical Support:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/clearexpress/websupport.htm

 

AR# 55911
Date Created 05/08/2013
Last Updated 10/09/2013
Status Active
Type Error Message
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.1
IP
  • 7 Series FPGAs Transceivers Wizard