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AR# 37596

Design Assistant for XST – Help resolving a "HDLCompiler:114 - "%s" Line #: /* in comment" warning


Refer to this Answer Record for help resolving a "HDLCompiler:114 - "%s" Line #: /* in comment " warning

Note: This Answer Record is a part of the Xilinx Solution Center for XST (Xilinx Answer 38927). The Xilinx Solution Center for XST is available to address all questions related to XST. Whether you are starting a new design or troubleshooting a problem, use the Solution Center for XST to guide you to the right information.


This message appears when there is an attempt to nest a block comment (which starts with /*) within another block comment in Verilog. This is in violation of Section 2.2 of the Verilog LRM.


Remove the nested block comment from the surrounding block comment, and re-run XST


Consider the following RTL

 /* Copyright 1971 ReallyOldCompany 
 /* Author: Foo Bar
  * This RTL contains the top level module
  * It instantiates all other submodules */

Clearly, line 2 of the above RTL is an attempt to nest a block comment within the larger block comment. Removing the line containing the start of the nested block comment, or changing the /* to * will solve the problem



Answer Number 问答标题 问题版本 已解决问题的版本
40379 Design Assistant for XST Help understanding the XST report to resolve errors\warnings N/A N/A
AR# 37596
日期 05/26/2014
状态 Archive
Type 综合文章
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