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After the CADI interface for a specific target component is obtained, there are some typical steps that must be performed to prepare the interface for the actual communication between caller and target.
The first method of the CADI interface that must be called after
establishing a connection is
returns information on the features supported by the target. These include, for example, the
supported types of breakpoints, the number of register groups and memory spaces, and the
register ID of the program counter. This information can be used by subsequent CADI method
Before starting the real interaction with the connected target,
the caller must register its
(typically there is only one) to the corresponding CADI interface.
CADIXfaceAddCallback() method in the interface
must therefore be called. In addition to a pointer to the callback
object, an array of chars is forwarded that contains the enable
vector that describes which of the callbacks in the object are permitted
to be used by the target.
The enable vector that is forwarded in combination with a
callback object is only associated with that specific object. You
can connect different callback objects that implement different
subsets of callbacks. It is also possible to re-configure a registered
object by executing
the same pointer in combination with a new enable vector.