This issue has only been reported in VHDL files.
The issue occurs when the ports of a module are declared with the "in"/"out" attributes using French/German/Spanish/Finnish/Dutch special accents as in the example below:
This can cause Vivado Design Suite to shut down suddenly.
This issue has been reported in Windows systems and VHDL files only.
Users should avoid the use of Non-ASCII characters in HDL code.
However, Xilinx is investigating methods to better handle these occurrences.
When trying to re-open the project after it has been saved, it will crash again.
To work around this problem, please follow the below procedure in the Tcl console or modify the source file(s) containing the Non-ASCII character with a text-editor:
vivado -mode tclThis issue has been fixed in Vivado 2014.1.
set_property source_mgmt_mode None [current_project]