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authorClifford Wolf <clifford@clifford.at>2014-02-16 20:20:25 +0100
committerClifford Wolf <clifford@clifford.at>2014-02-16 20:20:25 +0100
commit7d7e068dd1c5e04cf0c2b9e18abade2b49fe677e (patch)
tree977fcc306e642e5bf4c04f96ec388164091a1adf /frontends
parentf08c71b96c325f2432abb4f95fd823ae243e003b (diff)
Added a warning note about error reporting to read_verilog help message
Diffstat (limited to 'frontends')
-rw-r--r--frontends/verilog/verilog_frontend.cc5
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/frontends/verilog/verilog_frontend.cc b/frontends/verilog/verilog_frontend.cc
index d46dfa6e..477f26b4 100644
--- a/frontends/verilog/verilog_frontend.cc
+++ b/frontends/verilog/verilog_frontend.cc
@@ -125,6 +125,11 @@ struct VerilogFrontend : public Frontend {
log("The command 'verilog_defaults' can be used to register default options for\n");
log("subsequent calls to 'read_verilog'.\n");
log("\n");
+ log("Note that the Verilog frontend does a pretty good job of processing valid\n");
+ log("verilog input, but has not very good error reporting. It generally is\n");
+ log("recommended to use a simulator (for example icarus verilog) for checking\n");
+ log("the syntax of the code, rather than to rely on read_verilog for that.\n");
+ log("\n");
}
virtual void execute(FILE *&f, std::string filename, std::vector<std::string> args, RTLIL::Design *design)
{