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AR# 66404

2015.4 Updatemem - Updatemem overwrites an existing bitstream without the -force option being required


I have tried to run the Updatemem command twice, but I accidentally left the same output bitstream name both times.

I expect Updatemem to error out with the message that the bitstream exists and to use the -force flag if I really wanted to do this.

However, Updatemem writes the bitstream without the -force flag being required.


The -force flag should be required in order to overwrite an existing bitstream file.

This issue will be fixed in Vivado 2016.1.

AR# 66404
Date Created 01/14/2016
Last Updated 01/21/2016
Status Active
Type Known Issues
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.4