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AR# 63954

2015 Vivado - Vivado User Interface (GUI) and Project Management Known Issues


This answer record contains a list of Vivado Design Suite graphical user interface and project management known issues for Vivado IDE 2015.x.












Outstanding Known Issues in Vivado Design Suite 2015.4


(Xilinx Answer 53243) "Replace File" directory browser does not update "Date Modified" field
(Xilinx Answer 55052) Vivado does not preserve XDC wildcards in generated Design Check Point (DCP)
(Xilinx Answer 55418) Message suppression rules are not editable
(Xilinx Answer 58937) Simulating IP core generated files gives: ERROR: [XSIM 43-3225] Can not find design unit work.<IP core TB> in library work located at xsim.dir/work
(Xilinx Answer 64191) CRITICAL WARNING: [Pfi 67-14] Hardware Handoff if original location of .hwdef file is not found
(Xilinx Answer 65564) Mem file not copied to simulation directory - ERROR: [VRFC 10-451] cannot open file 'int_infile
(Xilinx Answer 66967) Exporting simulation files for Questa simulator generates files for all supported simulation tools
(Xilinx Answer 66968) Write_debug_probes command is not issued if opt_design is disabled


Known Issues Resolved in Vivado 2015.4

(Xilinx Answer 65581) After creating a new project, the default part is used unless the user specifically clicks on the desired part to select it
(Xilinx Answer 65591) Deleting the active run of a Vivado project can leave the project in an undefined state
(Xilinx Answer 66361) Synthesis hang on Linux OS if project has a space in the name

Known Issues Resolved in Vivado 2015.3

(Xilinx Answer 64948) Zynq-7000 FBV484 Package does not reflect correct package delay for PS7 DDR Configuration
(Xilinx Answer 64333) Breakpoint setting does not work in GUI when the source file has a space in its path
(Xilinx Answer 60140) Vivado runs hang if the project is created or copied to a name including parentheses
(Xilinx Answer 64698) VHDL Configuration architecture does not show up correctly in the Vivado hierarchy window
(Xilinx Answer 65516) Generating targets for OOC block Design in projectless flow gives [Common 17-53] User Exception: No open project
(Xilinx Answer 65559) Export Hardware fails if Block Design contains locked IP cores
(Xilinx Answer 60242) calibration.elf is not used in behavioral simulation for MIG UltraScale example design
(Xilinx Answer 64209) Tcl script that removes and then adds a block with the same name causes a crash
(Xilinx Answer 64640) When I start Vivado from a shell, I see: WARNING: [Common 17-204] Your XILINX environment variable is undefined
(Xilinx Answer 64708) A module set as "Out of Context" for synthesis, is treated as a black box for behavioral simulation

Known Issues Resolved in Vivado 2015.2

(Xilinx Answer 64228) 2015.1 Vivado Lab tools edition gives java.lang.NullPointerException when changing dashboard
(Xilinx Answer 64443) set_operating_conditions does not change project part when Vccint value is set outside the range of the current device
(Xilinx Answer 64481) Vivado exits unexpectedly when the GUI is launched through a remote access and using an Asian operating system
(Xilinx Answer 64643) Open Example Project leads to exception if only Virtex UltraScale family is installed
(Xilinx Answer 64707) An internal exception will occur in Vivado 2015.1 if Connection Automation is run in IPI with two instances of Vivado open


Known Issues Resolved in Vivado 2015.1

(Xilinx Answer 62708) ASYNC_REG property is not showing in the Property window
(Xilinx Answer 62768) Generated 3rd party simulator scripts created with the wrong library for simulation testbench files if they are assigned to a different library than the design VHDL files
(Xilinx Answer 62834) LUT equation box displays incorrect value when the LUT4's INIT value is 16'hABFB
(Xilinx Answer 62889) Vivado IDE Error "Abnormal program termination (11)" when OBUFDS that has a LOC constraint set but no IOSTANDARD
(Xilinx Answer 63180) Selecting "Place ports in an Area" and then clicking on the Floorplanner will cause an Internal Exception
(Xilinx Answer 63347) Vivado gives Abnormal program termination while opening an EDIF netlist created with newer versions of Synopsys Synplify / Pro
(Xilinx Answer 63662) User Created DRC fails to be reported as proper severity


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Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
63538 Vivado Design Suite 2015 - Known Issues N/A N/A
AR# 63954
Date Created 03/18/2015
Last Updated 04/18/2016
Status Active
Type Known Issues
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.1
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.2