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Scholar ronnywebers
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IPI - is there any difference between 'create interface port' and 'make external'

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in IPI, if I right click on a port of an IP block, for example the S00_AXI port of an interconnect, in the drop down menu one can choose between :

 

- make external

- create interface port

 

Q: is there any difference between both?

 

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Xilinx Employee
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Re: IPI - is there any difference between 'create interface port' and 'make external'

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They should behave the same way. Create Interface Port allows you examine name/vlnv before creation.

 

You can also select many pins and do Make External.

 

Thanks

Krishnan

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Xilinx Employee
Xilinx Employee
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Registered: ‎09-25-2007

Re: IPI - is there any difference between 'create interface port' and 'make external'

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They should behave the same way. Create Interface Port allows you examine name/vlnv before creation.

 

You can also select many pins and do Make External.

 

Thanks

Krishnan

Xilinx Employee
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Re: IPI - is there any difference between 'create interface port' and 'make external'

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check this tutorial you will get detail step
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx2013_2/ug995-vivado-ip-subsystems-tutorial.pdf

Thanks and Regards
Balkrishan
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