AR# 1124

Viewlogic: Do NOT use $ARRAY in Xilinx designs

Description

Keywords: $ARRAY, ViewDraw, EDIFNETO, WIR2XNF, Viewlogic

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
The $ARRAY command is used within Viewlogic schematics to build arrays of
components and nets. This function is not supported by Xilinx software for a
number of reasons:

Solution

M1:
M1 software does not support $ARRAY because EDIFNETO (the Viewlogic EDIF
netlister does not support $ARRAY.

XACT:
Viewlogic XBLOX designs use XSIMMAKE to generate their simulation models.
XSIMMAKE cannot properly interpret the $ARRAY attribute.
AR# 1124
Date 03/20/2000
Status Archive
Type General Article