To specify a design checkpoint file (DCP) to use as the reference design, and to run incremental place in Non-Project Mode:
- Load the current design.
read_checkpoint -incremental <dcp_file>.
phys_opt_designif it was used in the reference design.
link_design; # to load the current design opt_design read_checkpoint -incremental <dcp_file> place_design phys_opt_design; route_design