About this book

This document describes the class hierarchy and programming interfaces for version 2.0 of the Component Architecture Debug Interface (CADI). It is intended for users writing applications and debug tools that use the CADI interface.

Using this book

This book is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter 1 Introduction

This chapter introduces the document.

Chapter 2 Target Connection Mechanism

This chapter describes the target connection mechanism.

Chapter 3 Using the CADI Interface Methods from a Debugger

This chapter describes how a debugger uses the CADI interface to control the target.

Chapter 4 CADI Extension Mechanism

This chapter describes the CADI extension mechanism that adds interfaces to a target and the modifications that are required on both the caller side and the target side.

Appendix A Class Reference

This appendix describes the classes that create, initialize, and communicate with a simulation.

Appendix B Data Structure Reference

This appendix describes the data structures that CADI uses.

Glossary

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MRC p15, 0, <Rd>, <CRn>, <CRm>, <Opcode_2>
SMALL CAPITALS
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