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AR# 5712

SYNPLIFY - "xcmap.c: Error: primitive view:PrimLib.z(prim) not handled yet"


Keywords: Synplify

Urgency: Standard

General Description: When synthesizing through Synplify, the following
error "xcmap.c: Error: primitive view:PrimLib.z(prim) not handled yet" is

This is an obscure error message that indicates an user error.
The error occurs if the top-level is defined as a black-box and is not
declared anywhere else as a submodule.


Synplify compiles the last module as the top level module for Verilog.
For VHDL, the last entity/architecture in the last file is the top level.
The user should look at the "Source Files" list or the top. Please
see (Xilinx Solution 1061). Does the last file listed contain the top level
module or entity/architecture pair?
AR# 5712
Date Created 02/19/1999
Last Updated 08/28/2001
Status Archive
Type General Article