LISA+ Language for Fast Models Reference Manual

Version 5.2

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Typographical conventions
Further reading
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1. Introduction
1.1. General overview
1.1.1. Design methodology
2. Components
2.1. About components
2.1.1. Integer types and state variables
2.1.2. Using the message() function for debugging
2.2. Resources section
2.2.1. Plain C/C++ variable declarations
2.2.2. Annotated resources
2.2.3. Registers
2.2.4. Memory
2.2.5. Parameters
2.2.6. Accessing resources
2.2.7. Obsolete resources constructs
2.3. Includes section
2.4. Composition section
2.4.1. Overriding component parameter attributes
2.5. Behavior sections
2.5.1. Special-purpose behaviors
2.5.2. Hierarchical behavior of special-purpose behaviors
2.5.3. Controlling simulation from behaviors
2.5.4. LISA+ language elements in behaviors
2.5.5. Scope
2.6. Port declarations
2.6.1. Master, slave, and internal ports
2.6.2. Addressable ports
2.6.3. Port arrays
2.6.4. Internal ports
2.7. Connection section
2.7.1. Hierarchy in port connections
2.7.2. Port array connections
2.7.3. Addressable port arrays
2.8. Properties section
2.9. Debug section
2.10. Parameter Export List
3. Communication with C++ Code
3.1. Accessing C++ constructs from LISA+
3.1.1. Changes required to your source code
3.1.2. Changes required to your Fast Models project
3.1.3. LISA+ example
3.2. Calling LISA+ behaviors from C++ code
3.2.1. Importing models with callbacks
3.2.2. getAbstractInterface()
3.2.3. Abstract interface header file
3.3. Importing third party models
4. Protocols
4.1. About protocols
4.2. Includes section
4.3. Properties section
4.3.1. Properties for SystemC export
4.4. Behavior prototypes
4.4.1. Syntax
4.4.2. Attributes
4.4.3. ADDRESS arguments
A. Preprocessor
A.1. Scope
A.1.1. LISA+ top-level code
A.1.2. Includes section and resources section code
A.1.3. Behavior code
A.1.4. Restrictions on top-level LISA
A.2. Predefined symbols and macros
A.3. Preprocessor statements

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Revision History
Revision AAugust 2007New document for System Generator LISA. Based on existing Core Generator LISA document.
Revision BFebruary 2008Minor updates for release 3.2.
Revision CJune 2008Updates for System Generator 4.0.
Revision DAugust 2008Updates for System Generator 4.0 SP1.
Revision EDecember 2008Updates for Fast Models 4.1.
Revision FMarch 2009Updates for Fast Models 4.2.
Revision GApril 2009Updates for Fast Models 5.0.
Revision HSeptember 2009Updates for Fast Models 5.1.
Revision IFebruary 2010Updates for Fast Models 5.2.
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