Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Scripting

ID 683432
Date 12/13/2021

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Document Table of Contents open_session (::quartus::stp)

The following table displays information for the open_session Tcl command:

Tcl Package and Version

Belongs to ::quartus::stp

Syntax open_session [-h | -help] [-long_help] -name <.stp file name>
Arguments -h | -help Short help
-long_help Long help with examples and possible return values
-name <.stp file name> Signal Tap File (.stp) name

Opens a session from the specified Signal Tap File (.stp).

Example Usage
#opens signaltap session
open_session -name stp1.stp

#capture data to log named log1, timeout after 5 seconds if no trigger occurs
if { [catch {run -instance auto_signaltap_0 -signal_set signal_set_1 -trigger trigger_1 -data_log log_1 -timeout 5} err_msg} {
	# Timeout event is thrown as TCL exception
	puts "ERROR: $err_msg"

#close signaltap session
Return Value Code Name Code String Return
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Operation successful
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Session has been opened from Signal Tap File
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Can't open Signal Tap File for reading. Make sure the Signal Tap File exists and has read permission.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Session already open. Close session before attempting to open it again.