High-Level-Language Debugging
  • Supports multiple languages
  • Full support for C++
  • Integrated into TRACE32 environment
  • Supports most compilers and hosts
  • Same user interface on different hosts
  • High speed download
  • Debugs optimized code
  • Display of function nesting
  • Display of linked lists
  • Powerful expression evaluation
Supported Compilers
Compiler Support

C

  • CCS (TI)
  • COFF
Multicore Debugging
  • Debugger for all cores of a multicore chip
  • Debugging of application cores, DSPs, accelerator cores and special-purpose cores
  • Debugging of more than 80 core architectures
  • Support for every multicore topology
  • Support for all multicore operation modes
  • Support for AMP and SMP systems
  • Single debug hardware can be licensed for all cores of a multicore chip
Logical Display of Peripherals
  • Display of onchip peripherals
  • User definable windows
  • Interactive window definition with softkey support
  • Pulldown menues for selection of choices
  • Additional description for each field
Script Language PRACTICE
  • Structured Language
  • Menu Support
  • Command Logs
  • Custom Menues
  • Custom Toolbars and Buttons
  • Custom Dialog Windows
  • 64-Bit Arithmetic
  • Numeric, Logical and String Operators
  • Direct Access to System States
NOR FLASH Programming
  • Internal and/or external NOR FLASH memories
  • All common NOR FLASH types
  • Programming of multiple NOR FLASH devices
  • Provided by debuggers and in-circuit emulators
NAND FLASH Programming
  • Generic and CPU-specific NAND FLASH controllers
  • Support all common NAND FLASH devices
  • Bad block treatment (skipped, reserved block area)
  • ECC generation
TRACE32 Instruction Set Simulators
  • Integral part of TRACE32
  • Configurable as system under debug (PBI=SIM)
  • Allows post-mortem debugging
  • Software compatible to all TRACE32 tools
  • Easy high-level and assembler debugging
  • OS-aware debugging
  • Cache simulation (architecture dependent)
  • Program and data flow trace based on a bus trace protocol
  • Advanced trace analysis features
  • Powerful script language
  • Programming interface for peripheral simulation
  • Not available for the MIPS architecture
  • Not available for processor architectures that support user-defined instructions
Trace-based Profiling
  • Detailed analysis of function run-times
  • Detailed analysis of task run-times and state
  • Graphical analysis of variable values over the time
  • Analysis of the time interval of a single event (e.g. Interrupt)
  • Analysis of the time interval between 2 defined events
Trace-based Code Coverage
  • Real-time code coverage without instrumentation
  • Suitable for long-term testing
  • Support for object code, statement and decision coverage
  • Automated report generation
  • Full support of multicore chips
Sample-based Profiling
  • Long-time performance analysis for functions
  • Long-time performance analysis for tasks
  • Long-time analysis of the contents of a variable or memory location and more
Logger
  • Software trace of any size stored in an array structure on the target
  • General trace format provided by TRACE32-PowerView
  • Configuration and display commands provided by TRACE32-PowerView
  • Works as trace with address and data information
  • Works as a program flow trace (SH4, PowerPC)
  • Time stamp possible
  • Predefined algorithms to fill the trace provided by Lauterbach
  • User defined algorithms to fill the trace also possible
FDX (Fast Data eXchange) Framework
  • Interaction of target application with 3rd party host application
  • No additional hardware necessary
  • High bandwidth
  • Real time data transfer
  • Software trace capabilities
Snooper
  • Samples memory while application is running
  • Support for special debug communication channels
  • All trace display and analysis functions can be used
  • Trigger on specific values
  • Dynamic performance analysis
RTOS
RTOS Support
  • DSP/BIOS (Texas Instruments)
3rd Party Integration
3rd Party Tool Integration
Help System
  • Acrobat Based Documentation
  • Fast Text Search
  • Device Specific Filtering
  • Basic and Advanced Help
  • Training Manuals Included
  • WWW Update