MxScript v1.3 for Fast Models Reference Manual

Version 8.0

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Using this book
Typographical conventions
Additional reading
Feedback on this product
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1. Introduction and syntax conventions
1.1. Introduction to MxScript
1.2. Syntax conventions
1.2.2. Identifiers
1.2.3. Keywords
1.2.4. Operators
1.2.5. Constants
1.2.6. Types
1.2.7. Expressions
1.2.8. Calling built-in functions
1.2.9. Control Statements
2. Common API
2.1. File input/output
2.1.1. fopen()
2.1.2. fclose()
2.1.3. fprintf()
2.1.4. fputs()
2.1.5. fgets()
2.1.6. fscanf()
2.1.7. ftell()
2.1.8. fflush()
2.1.9. fseek()
2.2. Handling strings
2.2.1. sscanf()
2.2.2. sprintf()
2.2.3. substr()
2.2.4. gets()
2.2.5. ascii2int()
2.3. Accessing environment variables
2.3.1. getenv()
2.3.2. putenv()
2.3.3. system()
2.4. Preprocessor
2.4.1. #include
2.4.2. #define
3. Model Debugger Scripting Functions
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Model connection and configuration
3.2.1. loadModel()
3.2.2. closeModel()
3.2.3. connectToModel()
3.2.4. debugIsim()
3.2.5. debugSystemC()
3.2.6. getParameter()
3.2.7. setParameter()
3.2.8. getTargetList()
3.2.9. getTargetName()
3.2.10. selectTarget()
3.2.11. loadApp()
3.2.12. saveState()
3.2.13. restoreState()
3.2.14. saveSession()
3.2.15. openSession()
3.2.16. setStateFile()
3.3. Model execution control
3.3.1. run()
3.3.2. runUntil()
3.3.3. runToLine()
3.3.4. stop()
3.3.5. getCurrentSourceFile()
3.3.6. getCurrentSourceLine()
3.3.7. getCurrentSourceColumn()
3.3.8. hardReset()
3.3.9. reset()
3.3.10. pause()
3.3.11. cont()
3.3.12. getStopCond()
3.3.13. isSimStopped()
3.3.14. restart()
3.3.15. goToMain()
3.3.16. step()
3.3.17. stepOver()
3.3.18. stepOut()
3.3.19. istep()
3.3.20. getInstCount()
3.3.21. cycleStep()
3.3.22. enableStepBack()
3.3.23. sleep()
3.3.24. msleep()
3.3.25. getCycleCount()
3.4. Breakpoints
3.4.1. bpAdd ()
3.4.2. bpAdd()
3.4.3. bpAddReg()
3.4.4. bpAddReg()
3.4.5. bpAddMem()
3.4.6. bpAddMem()
3.4.7. bpRemove ()
3.4.8. bpRemoveAll()
3.4.9. bpEnable ()
3.4.10. bpEnableAll()
3.4.11. bpDisable()
3.4.12. bpDisableAll()
3.4.13. bpList()
3.4.14. bpSetTriggerType()
3.4.15. bpSetIgnoreCount()
3.4.16. bpSetCond()
3.4.17. bool bpIsHit ()
3.5. Model resource access
3.5.1. regWrite()
3.5.2. regRead()
3.5.3. memWrite()
3.5.4. memRead()
3.5.5. disassemble()
3.5.6. memStoreToFile()
3.5.7. memLoadFromFile()
3.6. String and print functions
3.6.1. printf()
3.6.2. puts()
3.7. Miscellaneous
3.7.1. CADIXfaceBypass()
3.7.2. exit()
3.7.3. getMxScriptVersion()
3.7.4. help()
3.7.5. ld()
3.7.6. loadScript()
3.7.7. printReg()
3.7.8. rand()
3.7.9. string eval()

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Revision History
Revision AJune 2007New document for SoC Designer v7.0.
Revision BFebruary 2008Update for System Generator v3.2 to include script functions for Model Debugger, and HDL cosimulation. Added new cast operations and constant types.
Revision CMay 2008Update to cover new functions for SoC Designer and System Generator.
Revision DJune 2008Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with System Generator v4.0.
Revision EDecember 2008Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v4.1.
Revision FMarch 2009Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v4.2.
Revision GApril 2009Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v5.0.
Revision HSeptember 2009Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v5.1.
Revision IFebruary 2010Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v5.2.
Revision JNovember 2011Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v7.0.
Revision KDecember 2012Update for MxScript v1.3 as shipped with Fast Models v8.0.
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