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I am using Virtuoso 6.1.4. I am reading through the documentation as I write this now, but I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to translate exisiting cells (or an entire Library) from one technology file to another. I have had no problem translating schematic and symbol cell views, however, when I try to convert the layout cell view I see errors like this:
Incompatible purpose definition in source techDB:OLD_TECH and destination techDB:NEW_TECH
in source: purpose LOWCRNT 68 -- in destination: purpose: LOWCRNT 87
Error (ccp): ccpDFIIChecker:
in source: purpose count 89 -- in destination: purpose: count 90
Info (ccp): ccpDFIIChecker: End running.
Error (gdmExec): command ccpDFIIChecker failed with status 1
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
In reply to Quek:
Thanks for the post I was looking for COS solution 11256326 and it appears that this solution applies to instances. I am more curious about copying existing cells into a new technology. Say I have Chip_A and I want to to copy Chip_A along with all subsequent sub cells to a new tech. I will give the COS solution a closer investigation, but it looks like there is no quick fix to this issue.