Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Timing Analyzer

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Date 9/26/2022

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Document Table of Contents Clock Multiplexer Example

The output of a clock multiplexer (mux) is a form of generated clock. Each input clock requires one generated clock on the output. The following .sdc example also includes the set_clock_groups command to indicate that the two generated clocks can never be active simultaneously in the design. Therefore, the Timing Analyzer does not analyze cross-domain paths between the generated clocks on the output of the clock mux.
Figure 100. Clock Mux
create_clock -name clock_a -period 10 [get_ports clk_a]
create_clock -name clock_b -period 10 [get_ports clk_b]
create_generated_clock -name clock_a_mux -source [get_ports clk_a] \
	[get_pins clk_mux|mux_out]
create_generated_clock -name clock_b_mux -source [get_ports clk_b] \
	[get_pins clk_mux|mux_out] -add
set_clock_groups -logically_exclusive -group clock_a_mux -group clock_b_mux