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AR# 59841

2013.4 - Vivado - VCS Sim compile_simlib switch "-simulator_exec_path" causes error during library compilation


when trying to compile my libraries for the vcs_mx library in Vivado, I used the command below:

compile_simlib -directory /home/sim_libs -simulator vcs_mx -simulator_exec_path <path to vcs_mx executable>
However, when I run this, I receive an error message stating that the executable cannot be found even though I have verified that this is correct.
How can I address this?


To work around this issue, the user first needs to specify the path to the vcs_mx before launching Vivado.

Use the command below:

run_vcs_mx <path to vcs_mx executable>
AR# 59841
Date Created 03/11/2016
Last Updated 05/16/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.4