UPGRADE YOUR BROWSER

We have detected your current browser version is not the latest one. Xilinx.com uses the latest web technologies to bring you the best online experience possible. Please upgrade to a Xilinx.com supported browser:Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Safari. Thank you!

AR# 42990

XAPP424 - SVF2ACE Fails to Generate ACE File

Description

My ACE file fails to generate with the XAPP424 SVF2ACE tool. What are the known issues?

Solution

The following are the known bugs and their respective workarounds:

  • "Error : Invalid[command] format" - there is a syntax error in one or more commands in the file.This is commonly encountered when the last command in the file (usually an SDR command) is not semicolon delimited.Add a semicolon to this line and try again.
  • "Error : EOF_CH" - this error occurs when the last line in the file is a comment instead of a command. While this is syntactically correct, the SVF2ACE tool does not handle the situation gracefully.Make sure that the last line of the file is a properly formatted, semicolon delimited command.

If your issue persists, try using the latest version of the iMPACT softwarein batch mode to generate the ACE file. This can be called as follows:

>impact -batch

>setmode -bs

>svf2ace {options}

AR# 42990
Date Created 07/13/2011
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article