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AR# 63821

2013.2 Vivado - When creating a new project, if I cancel the creation of a new directory Vivado gives the error: Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException: null HSTString


When creating a project in a directory that does not exist, I get an internal error if I press cancel when asked about creating a new directory.

ERROR: [Vivado 12-106] *** Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException: null HSTString (See C:/Users/<user_name>/AppData/Roaming/Xilinx/Vivado/vivado_pid3420.debug)
INFO: [Common 17-206] Exiting Vivado at Tue Jun 11 11:57:08 2013...

The .debug file contains the following stack:

# Vivado v2013.2 (64-bit)
# Build 268200 by xbuild on Sat Jun  1 18:52:05 MDT 2013
# Current time: 6/11/13 11:59:20 AM
# Process ID: 6336
# Platform: Windows
# This file is an indication that an internal application error occurred.
# This information is useful for debugging. Please open a case with Xilinx
# Technical Support with this file and a testcase attached.
6/11/13 11:59:20 AM
java.lang.NullPointerException: null HSTString
    at ui.frmwork.prjcmdsi.ProjectCmds_doesIPProjectExist(Native Method)
    at ui.a.q.ig(SourceFile:144)
    at ui.b.e.M.actionPerformed(SourceFile:163)
    at javax.swing.AbstractButton.fireActionPerformed(AbstractButton.java:2018)
    at javax.swing.AbstractButton$Handler.actionPerformed(AbstractButton.java:2341)
    at javax.swing.DefaultButtonModel.fireActionPerformed(DefaultButtonModel.java:402)
    at javax.swing.DefaultButtonModel.setPressed(DefaultButtonModel.java:259)
    at javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicButtonListener.mouseReleased(BasicButtonListener.java:252)



This issue is fixed in Vivado 2013.3

AR# 63821
Date Created 03/06/2015
Last Updated 03/09/2015
Status Active
Type Known Issues
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.2