Revisions

This appendix describes the technical changes between released issues of this book.

Table 12. Differences between issues A to F

Change

Location

No revision history recorded

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Table 13. Differences between issue F and issue G

Change

Location

Removed references to SoC Designer and SoC Designer Simulator

Throughout book

Removed references to cycle accurate modeling

Removed references to Microsoft Windows

Moved all third-party EDA tool specific content to introduction

Removed references to Bandwidth Monitoring Components (BMCs)

Added information on third-party tools

EDA tools

Added information on third-party software

Removed Installation chapter and moved information to separate book

ARM® AMBA® Designer Installation Guide

Removed description of MemMap dialog

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Changed description of Component Wizard

Using the Components Wizard

Changed description of command line options

AMBA Designer batch mode commands

Added reference content for canvas

-

Removed What’s This from the Help menu

Section Help menu

Removed IP-XACT Properties... from the Component Context menu

Component context-sensitive menu

Removed description of System Properties dialog

Added reference content for keyboard shortcuts

AMBA Designer Canvas shortcuts


Table 14. Differences between issue G and issue H

Change

Location

Affects

Changed the description for the Help menu to match the new functionality

Section Help menu

r2p3

Added bullet points stating that hierarchical IP stitching is not supported, and that you must specify default tie-off values in binary format and not in hexadecimal format

Section Limitations


Table 15. Differences between issue H and issue I

Change

Location

Affects

Removed all references to the Component Wizard. Use of this tool is now subject to an additional license agreement

-

r3p0

Removed all references to dummy components. IP-XACT 1.4 is now supported natively

Throughout book

Removed all references to component models because they are no longer supported

Described all the new IP-XACT component features added to Preferences, the main and context-sensitive menus, the toolbar and existing and new dialog boxes


Table 16. Differences between issue I and issue J

Change

Location

Affects

Removed all references to generic IP stitching

Throughout book

r3p0

Note added, the Hierarchy Window option controls the display of the AMBA Configuration Window

Updated the location of the preferences .ini file

-

Updated the keyboard shortcuts

AMBA Designer Canvas shortcuts

r0p0


Table 17. Differences between issue J and issue K

Change

Location

Affects

Book has been restructured

Throughout book

All

Updated product number to ADR-400

Document title and references

r3p1

Added information about AMBA 4 components

Configuring AMBA 4 Components

Added information about exporting stitched components

AMBA Designer batch mode commands

Added information about command options -copyfiles and --addconfigurator

AMBA Designer batch mode commands


Table 18. Differences between issue K and issue L

Change

Location

Affects

Added information about editing model parameters

Viewing and editing the IP-XACT model parameters of a component instance

r3p1


Table 19. Differences between issue L and issue M

Change

Location

Affects

Updated the following option commands:

--addcomp

--addconfigurator

--removecomp

--removeconfigurator

Table 10

r3p2


Table 20. Differences between issue M and issue N

Change

Location

Affects

Added information about a new method for creating an external port connection for a component.Creating external portsr3p3
Added description of reason why error message might appear when updating system subcomponents.Missing port in subcomponentr3p0

Table 21. Differences between issue N and issue O

Change

Location

Affects

Additional features in the Create IP-XACT Connection dialogConnecting componentsr3p4
Added requirement to select the Export all unconnected option when using the Use instance names in nets stitching optionTable 3r3p0

Added Bus Interface Options pane

r3p4
Added search box for the Component Window and Configuration WindowTable 5
Added port colors for AXI4, ACE, ACE-Lite, and ATBTable 11

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