LISA+ Language for Fast Models Reference Manual

Version 8.0

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Using this book
Typographical conventions
Additional 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 v3.2.
Revision CJune 2008Update for System Generator v4.0.
Revision DAugust 2008Update for System Generator v4.0 SP1.
Revision EDecember 2008Update for Fast Models v4.1.
Revision FMarch 2009Update for Fast Models v4.2.
Revision GApril 2009Update for Fast Models v5.0.
Revision HSeptember 2009Update for Fast Models v5.1.
Revision IFebruary 2010Update for Fast Models v5.2.
Revision JOctober 2010Update for Fast Models v6.0.
Revision KNovember 2011Update for Fast Models v7.0.
Revision LMay 2012Update for Fast Models v7.1.
Revision MDecember 2012Update for Fast Models v8.0.
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