# openlane


09/10/2021, 9:26 PM
Hi all, Any ideas what happening here?
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[INFO]: Running Basic Macro Placement
[INFO]: current step index: 6
OpenROAD 1 fb8ae93b6c7a5eb0e6fac83360a8a48d76c41885
This program is licensed under the BSD-3 license. See the LICENSE file for details.
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[INFO ODB-0222] Reading LEF file: /openLANE_flow/designs/vsdbabysoc/runs/rvmyth_avsddac/tmp/merged_unpadded.lef
[WARNING ODB-0220] WARNING (LEFPARS-2036): SOURCE statement is obsolete in version 5.6 and later.
The LEF parser will ignore this statement.
To avoid this warning in the future, remove this statement from the LEF file with version 5.6 or later. See file /openLANE_flow/designs/vsdbabysoc/runs/rvmyth_avsddac/tmp/merged_unpadded.lef at line 68127.

[INFO ODB-0223]     Created 13 technology layers
[INFO ODB-0224]     Created 25 technology vias
[INFO ODB-0225]     Created 443 library cells
[INFO ODB-0226] Finished LEF file:  /openLANE_flow/designs/vsdbabysoc/runs/rvmyth_avsddac/tmp/merged_unpadded.lef
[INFO ODB-0127] Reading DEF file: /openLANE_flow/designs/vsdbabysoc/runs/rvmyth_avsddac/tmp/placement/5-replace.def
[INFO ODB-0128] Design: vsdbabysoc
[INFO ODB-0130]     Created 13 pins.
[INFO ODB-0131]     Created 1 components and 15 component-terminals.
[INFO ODB-0133]     Created 13 nets and 13 connections.
[INFO ODB-0134] Finished DEF file: /openLANE_flow/designs/vsdbabysoc/runs/rvmyth_avsddac/tmp/placement/5-replace.def
[ERROR MPL-0004] No macros found.
Error: or_basic_mp.tcl, 28 MPL-0004
[ERROR]: during executing: "openroad -exit /openLANE_flow/scripts/openroad/or_basic_mp.tcl |& tee >&@stdout /openLANE_flow/designs/vsdbabysoc/runs/rvmyth_avsddac/logs/placement/6-basic_mp.log"
[ERROR]: Exit code: 1
[ERROR]: Last 10 lines:
child process exited abnormally
If I rerun the process in interactive mode and use
, then it would finish the placement process successfully! UPDATE: When I tried
in interactive mode, the problem reproduced again but
still works fine.