Why do I get the following "Failed to compile" error when attempting to use the Vivado Simulator 2012.2 tool?
Floating point_v6.1 core XSIM vivado simulation failed with the following error.
INFO: [Runs 36-130] *** Running xelab
ERROR: [Runs 36-25] xelab application returned error(s). Please see '/proj/xresults/arizona/test/vivsim_xsim/coregenIP/14.2_0625/lin64/floating_point_v6_1/DEF
ERROR: [Common 17-69] Command failed: Failed to compile the design!
INFO: [Common 17-206] Exiting Vivado...
This is a known issue with the Vivado Simulator 2012.2 tool, which is resolved in version 2012.3.
(Xilinx Answer 50909) - Vivado Simulator 2012.2 behavioral simulation, is not support when using the Floating Point Operators v6.1.
For a detailed list of LogiCORE Floating Point Operator Release Notes and Known Issues, see (Xilinx Answer 29598).