Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Scripting

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Date 12/13/2021
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3.1.8.7. establish_connection (::quartus::external_memif_toolkit)

The following table displays information for the establish_connection Tcl command:

Tcl Package and Version

Belongs to ::quartus::external_memif_toolkit

Syntax establish_connection [-h | -help] [-long_help] [-connection_name <name> ] -id <name>
Arguments -h | -help Short help
-long_help Long help with examples and possible return values
-connection_name <name> Optional nickname to use for a connection.
-id <name> The connection ID to communicate with
Description

Establishes a connection to a connection target.

Example Usage
	project_open dut

	initialize_connections

	set hw_name [lindex [get_hardware_names] 0]
	set dev_name [lindex [get_device_names -hardware_name $hw_name] 0]
	link_project_to_device -hardware_name $hw_name -device_name $dev_name -sof_file dut.sof

	set conn [lindex [get_connections -type emif] 0]
	establish_connection -id $conn

	terminate_connections

	project_close
Return Value Code Name Code String Return
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Operation successful
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Could not establish a connection to target <string>.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: The specified connection ID <string> is illegal. Please specify a valid connection ID.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: The specified connection name <string> is illegal as a connection already exists with that name. Please specify a valid connection name.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: The currently opened project has not been linked to a device. Run link_project_to_device to link a project to a device.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Toolkit has not been initialized. Use initialize_connections to initialize the toolkit.

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