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AR# 6189

V2.1i COREGEN: List of existing / known projects does not always appear in COREGEN GUI known projects list dropdown

Description

Keywords: coregen, known, project

Urgency: hot

General Description:
The list of existing projects displayed in the COREGEN "Getting Started" GUI
may not always display all existing projects.

A listing of existing projects is stored in the known.prj file located in
$XILINX/preferences. In some cases, you may need to specify a new
project twice to make it appear in the list of known projects in the
COREGEN GUI.

Another problem is that known.prj may be emptied when more than one
user is accessing the same installation of COREGEN at the same time.

Solution

There is no workaround to the first problem of newly created projects
not appearing in the known projects dropdown other than respecifying
the new project's location in COREGEN.

To minimize the possibility of disappearing project entries in the known
projects list from session to session, you can try to
keep a backup copy of known.prj under a different name at the
end of each COREGEN session. Prior to each COREGEN session,
copy this backup file back to the name, "known.prj" prior to starting up
COREGEN.
AR# 6189
Date Created 04/14/1999
Last Updated 08/29/2001
Status Archive
Type General Article