AR# 22514

8.1i ISE - XST synthesis fails with "ERROR:Xst:3 - File not found : "


XST Synthesis fails and issues the following error message:

"Started : "Synthesize".

ERROR:Xst:3 - File not found :

ERROR: xst failed

Process "Synthesize" failed"


This error occurs if a space character is inadvertently entered in the value field of the XST Library Search Order process property.

To resolve this issue, open the XST process properties and delete any spaces from the Library Search Order field.

This issue is fixed in the latest 8.1i Service Pack, available at:
The first service pack containing the fix is 8.1i Service Pack 1.
AR# 22514
Date 11/19/2010
Status Archive
Type General Article