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AR# 61140

2014.1 Vivado - The read_checkpoint -netlist_only switch has been deprecated


In vivado 2014.1, I use "read_checkpoint -netlist_only" to read in the netlist alone (With no constraints). 

However the tool is still reading the XDC constraints.


The -netlist_only switch  of the read_checkpoint command has been deprecated and no longer works in Vivado 2014.1.

In Vivado 2014.2 the below message will be issued to clarify what is happening

This switch will be removed in Vivado 2014.3.

read_checkpoint -netlist_only -part xc7v2000t-2-flg1925 postsynth.dcp
WARNING: [Vivado 12-3736] The option '-netlist_only' is deprecated, no longer has any effect, and will be removed in 2014.3

AR# 61140
Date Created 06/16/2014
Last Updated 06/20/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
  • FPGA Device Families
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.2
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.1