The proper syntax for loadViolationReport is "loadViolationReport -type -filename .
The first line in calibre.err file should be,
The deisgn name could be the name of the design/block for which the calibre was run. Units are GDSII units usually set to 1000.
In your case, you are missing this line. Hence the error. Hope this helps this issue. You may also want to try running “PVS” which is Cadence solution for DRC. PVS reads Calibre rule deck verbatim and generates output in Calibre format. Originally posted in cdnusers.org by elvis