AR# 32271: 11.1 EDK - PlatGen has encountered a problem and needs to close
11.1 EDK - PlatGen has encountered a problem and needs to close
Keywords: fatal, error, path, length, directory
When I run my EDK design, I receive a fatal error from PlatGen that states:
"platgen.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."
Having a long directory structure (directory plus the PATH environment variable) has been found to cause this problem. The number of characters in the directory structure has to be less than 2048 characters. The number of characters that platgen allows in a directory structure will be increased in a future release.