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"Use smart compilation" is greyed out

xgiaime
Novice
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Dear all,

 

I'm using Quartus Prime Lite Edition 18.1, however the issue persists also with 18.0. The "Use smart compilation" is greyed out and cannot be enabled.

 

Is this a device-dependent thing? My project has a MAX10.

Is this a license-dependent thing?

 

It would be helpful to have smart compilation, as Quartus asks me to re-do analysis/synthesis/fitting even if I just change a value in a memory initialization file (even if the file I'm editing is not belonging to the project!!!).

 

Thanks in advance

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Vicky1
Employee
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Hi,

To turn on smart compilation, on the Assignments menu, click Settings. In the Category list, select Compilation Process Settings and turn on Use smart compilation.

https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/programmable/us/en/pdfs/literature/hb/qts/qts_qii52022.pdf

please let me know if you have any different concern & refer below screenshot,

smart_comp.JPGRegards,

Vicky

 

xgiaime
Novice
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Dear Vicky,

 

as you can see from the image attached, the option is greyed out.

I tried to create a blank project with multiple devices in the MAX10 family, and the option is always greyed out.

When I create a blank project with a Cyclone device, the option is available.

 

Bug? Intentional limitation?

ak6dn
Valued Contributor III
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My observation is it is not supported for the MAX series devices as they are 'too small' for it to matter. Cyclone and up devices support the feature. YMMV.

Vicky1
Employee
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Hi,

I believe it`s device dependent but there is no enough information available for devices support details except Arria 10 devices are not supported(Quartus Pro User guide).

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/programmable/quartushelp/current/index.htm#msgs/msgs/wflow_s...

Regards,

Vicky

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