Step 1: Read Design Source Files - 2024.1 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Implementation (UG904)

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EDIF netlist design sources are read into memory through use of the read_edif command. Non-Project Mode also supports an RTL design flow, which allows you to read source files and run synthesis before implementation.

Use the read_checkpoint command to add synthesized design checkpoint files as sources.

The read_* Tcl commands are designed for use with Non-Project Mode. The read_* Tcl commands allow the Vivado tools to read a file on the disk and build the in-memory design without copying the file or creating a dependency on the file.

This approach makes Non-Project Mode highly flexible with regard to design.

Important: You must monitor any changes to the source design files, and update the design as needed.