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I'm new to Assura (in the past I used Hercules) and I have found the form quite annoying, so what I would like to is automatically load the Run Directory, while also create the Run Directory from cadence using the Library name and Cell Name. So what I was think is creating a bindKey that would take the library and cell name of the current layout and create the verification directories required i.e. ~/verification/libName/cellName/lvs. What is the Cadence command to create a directory in UNIX? OR even better does anyone have something simillar already wrintten?
Secondly, I would like the assura form automatically open with the current layout Run Directories already loaded? I have a bindkey to open the form and load the new Run Name (which is the cellName) but I am having trouble trying to automatically load the libName and cellName into the Run Directory path. Does anyone have the command to do this?
I hope this is clear but please if you have any questions please let me know.
Thanks very much.
I don't really work with Assura much, but I think that I can answer your first question - it seems that you are asking for a SKILL command to create a directory, if so the answer is simple, the command createDir() is the one that you want. Just as Derek noted in an earlier (unrelated) post; I found this by typing "dir" into the Find/Search field of the Finder (SKILL Finder, cdsFinder) utility - one of the many results was "createDir" and clicking on it tells you that it creates a directory. This can be obtained by typing "startFinder()" in the CIW, or by typing "cdsFinder" at the Unix prompt where the Cadence tools are set up to run from.
createDir( S_name ) => t | nilCreates a directory.
If I get more time I will look into the other questions.
I hope this helps!
In reply to skillUser:
Hi PatrickI have modified one of my skillscripts to give the output which you have requested. Hope that the script can solve your problem. : )Best regardsQuekprocedure( vuiUserDefinedSetupCB(formHandle) let( (newDir libName cellName runType) if(formHandle->layoutSource->value=="DFII" then libName=formHandle->layLibrary->value cellName=formHandle->layCell->value else ;Stream/Oasis input libName="streamFiles" cellName=formHandle->layCellName->value ) ;if case( formHandle->hiFormSym (vuiLVSForm runType="lvs") (vuiDRCForm runType="drc") (vuiERCForm runType="erc") ) ;case unless( isDir("~/verification") csh("mkdir ~/verification") ) ;unless unless( isDir(strcat("~/verification/" libName)) csh(strcat("mkdir ~/verification/" libName)) ) ;unless unless( isDir(strcat("~/verification/" libName "/" cellName)) csh(strcat("mkdir ~/verification/" libName "/" cellName)) ) ;unless newDir=strcat("~/verification/" libName "/" cellName "/" runType) formHandle->runDir->value=newDir ) ;let) ;procedure
In reply to Quek:
Thanks for your help Quek, however, I am getting the following error:
*Error* def: function is write protected and cannot be redefined - vuiUserDefinedSetupCB
And I've edited your code a bit, can you see anything wrong with this?
procedure( vuiUserDefinedSetupCB(vuiLVSForm) let( (newDir libName cellName runType) if(vuiLVSForm->layoutSource->value == "DFII" then libName = vuiLVSForm->layLibrary->value cellName = vuiLVSForm->layCell->value ) ;if case( vuiLVSForm->runsetField (vuiLVSForm runType = "LVS") ) ;case unless( isDir("/projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification") csh("mkdir /projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification") ) ;unless unless( isDir(strcat("/projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification" libName)) csh(strcat("mkdir /projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification" libName)) ) ;unless unless( isDir(strcat("/projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification" libName "/" cellName)) csh(strcat("mkdir /projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification" libName "/" cellName)) ) ;unless
newDir = strcat("/projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification" libName "/" cellName "/" runType) vuiLVSForm->runsetField->value = newDir ) ;let) ;procedure
In reply to Patrick1982:
Hi PatrickI think perhaps the cmd "sstatus(writeProtect t)" exists somewhere in your setup and hence is preventing a procedure from being redefined. Would you please restart Virtuoso and reload the edited file? It should be fine. The edits look okBest regardsQuek
Thanks very much for your help Quek and Lawrence.
Here is what I have come with, I've created a skill file for each verification Run and I've assigned each run it's own Bindkey (F4-LVS, F5-DRC, F6-ANTENNA, F7-DENSITY) and the following is the code I've used. Thanks again for your help.
let( (libName cellName) if(vuiLVSForm->layoutSource->value == "DFII" then libName = vuiLVSForm->layLibrary->value cellName = vuiLVSForm->layCell->value ) ;if csh(strcat("mkdir -p /projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification/" libName "/" cellName "/lvs"))
hiiSetCurrentForm('vuiLVSForm) vuiLVSForm->runName->value = vuiLVSForm->layCell->valuehiiSetCurrentForm('vuiLVSForm) vuiLVSForm->runDir->value = "/projects/Endeavour/poriorda/Cadence/verification"vuiLVSForm->fileSelector = t vuiRcxFileSelect(?returnVar vuiLVSForm->runDir->value ?startingDir _vuiGetRunDirBrowsePath(vuiLVSForm) ?mode 'dirs) vuiLVSForm->fileSelector = nilhiiSetCurrentForm('vuiRcxFileSelectForm)vuiRcxFileSelectForm->dirList->value = list(vuiLVSForm->layLibrary->value)vuiRcxDirDoubleCB(vuiRcxFileSelectForm)vuiRcxFileSelectForm->dirList->value = list(vuiLVSForm->layCell->value)vuiRcxDirDoubleCB(vuiRcxFileSelectForm)vuiRcxFileSelectForm->dirList->value = '("lvs" )vuiRcxDirDoubleCB(vuiRcxFileSelectForm)hiFormDone(vuiRcxFileSelectForm)