delete_partition_defs - 2024.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tcl Command Reference Guide (UG835)

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Delete existing PartitionDefs


delete_partition_defs [‑merge <arg>] [‑quiet] [‑verbose] <partition_defs>


Name Description
[-merge] Fileset to merge files into from the default RM of deleted Partition Def
[-quiet] Ignore command errors
[-verbose] Suspend message limits during command execution
<partition_defs> List of PartitionDefs to delete




Delete the specified Partition Definition (partitionDef) objects from the current project.

This command returns a transcript of the file merge process, returns nothing without file merge, or returns an error if the command fails.


-merge <arg> - (Optional) Specify the name of a fileset to merge files from the default Reconfigurable Module (DEFAULT_RM) of a deleted partitionDef object. The files will be moved from the default RM to the specified fileset.

Tip: If -merge is not specified, then all files in the default RM are removed from the project.
-quiet - (Optional) Execute the command quietly, returning no messages from the command. The command also returns TCL_OK regardless of any errors encountered during execution.
Note: Any errors encountered on the command-line, while launching the command, will be returned. Only errors occurring inside the command will be trapped.
-verbose - (Optional) Temporarily override any message limits and return all messages from this command.
Note: Message limits can be defined with the set_msg_config command.

<partition_defs> - (Required) Specify one or more partitionDef objects to remove from the current project. The partitionDef objects can be specified by name, or as objects returned by the get_partition_defs command.


The following example deletes all the partitionDefs from the current design, merging files from the default RMs of each partition into the source fileset for the design:

delete_partition_defs -merge sources_1 [get_partition_defs]