PSA: if you innocently move the open_pdks-installed skywater directory (sky130A) after install, your output GDS file will be missing leaf cell info (all the diffusions). some folks in my group were trying to figure out why the GDS seemed broken since no actionable error was omitted throughout the flow. probably worth double-checking if you're a newbie like us. good news is re-installing open_pdks fixed it
a warning to the effect of "please don't move" might be useful on the installation guide
(i'm not going to assume we diagnosed the problem correctly so i'm not going to add that myself)
09/25/2020, 1:32 PM
That's because the .mag files contain absolute paths to the GDS files. We should definetly add that warning.