Tcl Journal Files - 2023.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tcl Command Reference Guide (UG835)

Document ID
UG835
Release Date
2023-05-16
Version
2023.1 English
When you invoke the Vivado tool, it writes the vivado.log file to record the various commands and operations performed during the design session. The Vivado tool also writes a file called vivado.jou which is a journal of just the Tcl commands run during the session. The journal file can be used as a source to create new Tcl scripts.
Note: Backup versions of the journal file, named vivado_<id>.backup.jou, are written to save the details of prior runs whenever the Vivado tool is launched. The <id> is a unique identifier that allow the tool to create and store multiple backup versions of the log and journal files.