AR# 3509

M1.4 Win95 - A patch is available to address slow runtimes for applications that load/write .ngd files.

Description

The following applications have been recompiled with the
new 4.2 compiler to improve run times on Win95:

map
ngd2edif
ngd2vhdl
ngdbuild
ngd2xnf
ngd2ver
ngdanno

Solution

A patch is available on the Xilinx Download Area:

http://www.xilinx.com/txpatches/pub/swhelp/M1.4_alliance/win95_m14.zip
Password:WIN95ONLY

This patch should be used in addition to the Core Tools Patch:
Reference: http://www.xilinx.com/techdocs/3248.htm

To Install:

Use WinZip or an equivalent utility to install into the
directory that the XILINX variable points to, usually C:\XILINX.

This zip file was created by WinZip. To obtain this utility,
access WinZip's web site at http://www.winzip.com

There is no need to re-start the computer after installation.

WARNING: This patch should not be installed on a WinNT machine.
The M1.4 core tools will not run on a WinNT machine if this patch
is installed. In case of accidental WinNT installation the file

C:\xilinx\bin\nt\orgbasut.dll

should be copied to:

C:\XILINX\bin\nt\libbasut.dll

This Win95 patch will need to be re-installed if the
Core Tools Patch core_nt*.zip is installed.
AR# 3509
Date 04/03/2000
Status Archive
Type General Article