Component Architecture Debug Interface v2.0 Developer Guide

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1. Introduction
1.1. About the Component Architecture Debug Interface
1.2. The class hierarchy
1.3. CADI classes used to connect to a simulation
1.3.1. CADI classes used to control the simulation target
1.3.2. Optional implementation
2. The Target Connection Mechanism
2.1. Introduction to the target connection mechanism
2.2. Implementing the target connection mechanism
2.2.1. CADIBroker
2.2.2. CADISimulationFactory
2.2.3. CADISimulation
2.2.4. ObtainInterface()
2.2.5. Callback objects
2.3. Connecting to a simulation
2.3.1. Opening the model library
2.3.2. Creating the CADIBroker
2.4. Using GetSimulationFactories()
2.5. Getting existing CADI simulations
2.6. Getting a target interface
2.7. Disconnecting from a target
2.7.1. Deleting pointers to registered callbacks
2.7.2. Releasing the objects of the target connection mechanism
2.7.3. Typical shutdown scenarios
3. Using the CADI Interface Methods from a Debugger
3.1. Overview of CADI accesses from a debugger
3.1.1. CADI and threads
3.2. CADIReturn_t return values
3.3. Target connection and configuration
3.3.1. Obtaining an interface pointer to the target
3.3.2. Target interface setup
3.3.3. Setting runtime parameters
3.3.4. CADI target characteristics
3.3.5. Querying the hardware resource for register information
3.3.6. Querying the hardware resource for memory information
3.4. Accessing registers
3.4.1. Reading string registers
3.4.2. Writing string registers
3.5. Accessing memory
3.6. Controlling execution
3.6.1. Breakpoints
3.6.2. Controlling the execution mode
3.7. Application loading
3.8. CADI Disassembler
3.8.1. Obtaining a CADI Disassembler
3.8.2. CADI Disassembler callbacks
3.8.3. Disassembly Modes
3.8.4. CADIDisassemblerStatus
3.8.5. Acquiring Disassembly
3.9. Using the semihosting API
3.10. Profiling
4. The CADI Extension Mechanism
4.1. Overview of the extension mechanism
4.2. Implementation example for extending the target-side
4.3. Obtaining a custom interface
A. Class Reference
A.1. The CAInterface class
A.1.1. About the CAInterface class
A.1.2. CAInterface class declaration
A.1.3. CAInterface::IFNAME()
A.1.4. CAInterface::IFREVISION()
A.1.5. CAInterface::ObtainInterface()
A.2. The CADIBroker class
A.2.1. CADIBroker class definition
A.2.2. Creating the CADIBroker
A.2.3. CADIBroker::GetSimulationFactories()
A.2.4. CADIBroker::GetSimulationInfos()
A.2.5. CADIBroker::SelectSimulation()
A.2.6. CADIBroker::Release()
A.3. The CADISimulationFactory class
A.3.1. CADISimulationFactory class definition
A.3.2. CADISimulationFactory::Release()
A.3.3. CADISimulationFactory::GetName()
A.3.4. CADISimulationFactory::GetDescription()
A.3.5. CADISimulationFactory::GetParameterInfos()
A.3.6. CADISimulationFactory::Instantiate()
A.4. The CADIErrorCallback class
A.4.1. CADIErrorCallback::Error()
A.5. The CADISimulationCallback class
A.5.1. CADISimulationCallback::simMessage()
A.5.2. CADISimulationCallback::simShutdown()
A.5.3. CADISimulationCallback::simKilled()
A.6. The CADISimulation class
A.6.1. CADISimulation class definition
A.6.2. CADISimulation::IFNAME()
A.6.3. CADISimulation::IFREVISION()
A.6.4. CADISimulation::Release()
A.6.5. CADISimulation::AddCallbackObject()
A.6.6. CADISimulation::RemoveCallbackObject()
A.6.7. CADISimulation::GetTargetInfos()
A.6.8. CADISimulation::GetTarget()
A.7. The CADICallbackObj class
A.7.1. CADICallbackObj class declaration
A.7.2. CADICallbackObj::appliOpen()
A.7.3. CADICallbackObj::appliInput()
A.7.4. CADICallbackObj::appliOutput()
A.7.5. CADICallbackObj::appliClose()
A.7.6. CADICallbackObj::doString()
A.7.7. CADICallbackObj::modeChange()
A.7.8. CADICallbackObj::reset()
A.7.9. CADICallbackObj::cycleTick()
A.7.10. CADICallbackObj::killInterface()
A.7.11. CADICallbackObj::bypass()
A.7.12. CADICallbackObj::lookupSymbol()
A.7.13. CADICallbackObj::refresh()
A.8. The CADI class
A.8.1. Overview of the methods in the CADI class
A.8.2. The component CADI class declaration
A.8.3. The CADI class constructor
A.8.4. CADI::CADIXfaceGetFeatures()
A.8.5. CADI::CADIXfaceGetError()
A.8.6. CADI::CADIGetDisassembler()
A.8.7. CADI::CADIXfaceAddCallback()
A.8.8. CADI::CADIXfaceRemoveCallback()
A.8.9. CADI::CADIXfaceBypass()
A.8.10. CADI::CADIGetTargetInfo()
A.8.11. CADI::CADIGetParameterInfo()
A.8.12. CADI::CADIGetParameterValues()
A.8.13. CADI::CADIGetParameters()
A.8.14. CADI::CADISetParameters()
A.8.15. CADI::CADIRegGetGroups()
A.8.16. CADI::CADIRegGetMap()
A.8.17. CADI::CADIRegGetCompound()
A.8.18. CADI::CADIRegWrite()
A.8.19. CADI::CADIRegRead()
A.8.20. CADI::CADIGetPC()
A.8.21. CADI::CADIGetCommittedPCs()
A.8.22. CADI::CADIMemGetSpaces()
A.8.23. CADI::CADIMemGetBlocks()
A.8.24. CADI::CADIMemRead()
A.8.25. CADI::CADIMemWrite()
A.8.26. CADI::CADIMemGetOverlays()
A.8.27. CADI::VirtualToPhysical()
A.8.28. CADI::PhysicalToVirtual()
A.8.29. CADI::CADIGetCacheInfo()
A.8.30. CADI::CADICacheRead()
A.8.31. CADI::CADICacheWrite()
A.8.32. About the CADI execution modes
A.8.33. CADI::CADIExecGetModes()
A.8.34. CADI::CADIExecGetResetLevels()
A.8.35. CADI::CADIExecSetMode()
A.8.36. CADI::CADIExecGetMode()
A.8.37. CADI::CADIExecSingleStep()
A.8.38. CADI::CADIExecReset()
A.8.39. CADI::CADIExecContinue()
A.8.40. CADI::CADIExecStop()
A.8.41. CADI::CADIExecGetExceptions()
A.8.42. CADI::CADIExecAssertException()
A.8.43. CADI::CADIExecGetPipeStages()
A.8.44. CADI::CADIExecGetPipeStageFields()
A.8.45. CADI::CADIExecLoadApplication()
A.8.46. CADI::CADIExecUnLoadApplication()
A.8.47. CADI::CADIExecGetLoadedApplication()
A.8.48. CADI::CADIGetInstructionCount()
A.8.49. CADI::CADIGetCycleCount()
A.8.50. CADI::CADIBptGetList()
A.8.51. CADI::CADIBptRead()
A.8.52. CADI::CADIBptSet()
A.8.53. CADI::CADIBptClear()
A.8.54. CADI::CADIBptConfigure()
A.9. The CADIDisassemblerCB class
A.9.1. CADIDisassemblerCB class definition
A.9.2. CADIDisassemblerCB::IFNAME()
A.9.3. CADIDisassemblerCB::IFREVISION()
A.9.4. CADIDisassemblerCB::ReceiveModeName()
A.9.5. CADIDisassemblerCB::ReceiveSourceReference()
A.9.6. CADIDisassemblerCB::ReceiveDissassembly()
A.10. The CADIDisassembler class
A.10.1. CADIDisassembler class definition
A.10.2. CADIDisassembler::GetType()
A.10.3. CADIDisassembler::GetModeCount()
A.10.4. CADIDisassembler::GetModeNames()
A.10.5. CADIDisassembler::GetCurrentMode()
A.10.6. CADIDisassembler::GetSourceReferenceForAddress()
A.10.7. CADIDisassembler::GetAddressForSourceReference()
A.10.8. CADIDisassembler::GetDisassembly()
A.10.9. CADIDisassembler::GetInstructionType()
A.10.10. CADIDisassembler::ObtainInterface()
A.11. The CADIProfilingCallbacks class
A.11.1. CADIProfilingCallbacks class definition
A.11.2. CADIProfilingCallbacks::profileResourceAccess()
A.11.3. CADIProfilingCallbacks::profileRegisterHazard()
A.12. The CADIProfiling class
A.12.1. CADIProfiling class definition
A.12.2. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileSetup()
A.12.3. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileControl()
A.12.4. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileTraceControl()
A.12.5. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetExecution()
A.12.6. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetMemory()
A.12.7. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetTrace()
A.12.8. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetRegAccesses()
A.12.9. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileSetRegAccesses()
A.12.10. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetMemAccesses()
A.12.11. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileSetMemAccesses()
A.12.12. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetAddrExecutionFrequency()
A.12.13. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileSetAddrExecutionFrequency()
A.12.14. CADIProfiling::CADIGetNumberOfInstructions()
A.12.15. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileInitInstructionResultArray()
A.12.16. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileGetInstructionExecutionFrequency()
A.12.17. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileSetInstructionExecutionFrequency()
A.12.18. CADIProfiling::CADIRegisterProfileResourceAccess()
A.12.19. CADIProfiling::CADIUnregisterProfileResourceAccess()
A.12.20. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileRegisterCallBack()
A.12.21. CADIProfiling::CADIProfileUnregisterCallBack()
B. Data Structures Used by the CADI Interface
B.1. Factory simulation startup and configuration
B.1.1. CADIReturn_t
B.1.2. CADIFactoryErrorCode_t
B.1.3. CADIFactorySeverityCode_t
B.1.4. CADISimulationInfo_t
B.1.5. CADIParameterInfo_t
B.1.6. CADIParameterValue_t
B.1.7. CADITargetFeatures_t structure
B.1.8. CADICallbackType_t
B.1.9. CADIRefreshReason_t
B.2. Registers and memory
B.2.1. CADIReg_t
B.2.2. CADIRegInfo_t
B.2.3. CADIRegDisplay_t
B.2.4. CADIRegSymbols_t
B.2.5. CADIRegAccessAttribute_t
B.2.6. CADIRegType_t
B.2.7. CADIRegDetails_t
B.2.8. CADIRegGroup_t
B.2.9. CADIMemSpaceInfo_t
B.2.10. CADIMemBlockInfo_t
B.2.11. CADIAddr_t
B.2.12. CADIMemReadWrite_t
B.2.13. CADIAddrComplete_t
B.2.14. CADICacheInfo_t
B.3. Breakpoints and execution control
B.3.1. CADIBptRequest_t
B.3.2. CADIBptCondition_t and CADIBptConditionOperator_t
B.3.3. CADIBptDescription_t
B.3.4. CADIBptConfigure_t
B.3.5. CADIExecMode_t structure
B.3.6. CADI_EXECMODE_t enumeration
B.3.7. CADIResetLevel_t
B.3.8. CADIException_t
B.3.9. CADIExceptionAction_t
B.4. Pipelines
B.4.1. CADIPipeStage_t
B.4.2. CADIPipeStageContentInfo_t
B.5. Disassembly
B.5.1. CADIDisassemblerStatus
B.5.2. CADIDisassemblerType
B.5.3. CADIDisassemblerInstructionType
B.6. Semihosting and message output
B.6.1. CADISemiHostingInputChannelType_t
B.6.2. CADISemiHostingInputChannel_t
B.6.3. CADIConsoleChannel_t
B.6.4. CADIStreamId
B.7. Profiling and tracing
B.7.1. CADIProfileResultType_t
B.7.2. CADIProfileResults_t
B.7.3. CADIProfileRegion_t
B.7.4. CADIProfileType_t
B.7.5. CADIProfileControl_t
B.7.6. CADIRegProfileResults_t
B.7.7. CADIMemProfileResults_t
B.7.8. CADIInstructionProfileResults_t
B.7.9. CADIProfileResourceAccessType_t
B.7.10. CADIProfileHazardTypes_t
B.7.11. CADIProfileHazardDescription_t
B.7.12. CADITraceControl_t
B.7.13. CADITraceBufferControl_t
B.7.14. CADITraceOverlayControl_t
B.7.15. CADITraceBlockType_t
B.7.16. CADITraceBlock_t

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Revision History
Revision A30 June 2008New document. Based on CADI section of ESL API guide. Additional information provided on extending a debugger to support CADI.
Revision B28 February 2009Added implementation details for CADI object.
Revision C30 April 2009Update CADI object.
Revision D31 July 2009Update for CCIK and CADI v2.0.
Revision E31 October 2009Update for Fast Models v5.2 release.
Revision F31 October 2010Update for Fast Models v6.0.
Revision G31 May 2011Update for Fast Models v6.1.
Revision H30 November 2011Update for Fast Models v7.0.
Revision I31 May 2012Update for Fast Models v7.1.
Revision J31 December 2012Update for Fast Models v8.0.
Revision K31 August 2013Update for Fast Models v8.2.
Revision L30 November 2013Update for Fast Models v8.3.
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