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Using submodule-naming-pattern[=<value>] for ip-generate with script

CBRUN12
Beginner
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Hi everyone, 

 

I have generated an altera_soft_lvds IP from the IP Catalog of Quartus Prime and I got three useful files :

  • altera_soft_lvds.qip
  • altera_soft_lvds.v
  • altera_soft_lvds_0002.v (located in a sub_folder)

 

I would like to re-generate this IP with a Makefile from only the altera_soft_lvds.qip and altera_soft_lvds.v files (altera_soft_lvds_0002.v is not saved in our Git server)

 

I "succeed" to re-generate the IP with the following command :

ip-generate --mw-variation-file=altera_soft_lvds.v --file-set=QUARTUS_SYNTH --output-name=altera_soft_lvds

 

but I get only ONE .v file (altera_soft_lvds.v) instead of 2 files (altera_soft_lvds.v & altera_soft_lvds_0002.v)

 

Someone knows how to re-generate this IP with the same file structure ? I think this is with the --submodule-naming-pattern option but I'm not sure and I don't understand how to used it.

 

Thanks for your help.

 

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JonWay_C_Intel
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HI @CBRUN12​ 

Would you try using the GUI to regenerate files instead of running over the command lines?

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CBRUN12
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Hi @JwChin​ 

I would like to use the command lines instead of the GUI.

By using the command lines, the number of generated files is not the same as GUI (total of 1 .v file with command lines instead of 2 .v files)

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JonWay_C_Intel
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Would you check if running the GUI would generate the same number of files? I want to know what is the results of GUI vs command line.

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CBRUN12
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GUI vs command line doesn't generate the same number of file:

  • GUI: 3 files (altera_soft_lvds.qip, altera_soft_lvds.v, altera_soft_lvds_0002.v)
  • Command line: 2 files (altera_soft_lvds.qip, altera_soft_lvds.v)

 

Both work properly but file construction is not the same.

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JonWay_C_Intel
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Hi @CBRUN12​ 

Are there significant benefit running over command lines over GUI?

I believe the GUI has other commands running on the background besides the one you are running.

I would recommend that you generate the files using the GUI and not via the command lines.

 

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