C4x TADS Features
Version 5.2 of the Tartan Ada Software Development
System was introduced to the Digital Signal Market in 1997 for the TMS320C40
and the TMS320C44 Digital Signal Processors offered by Texas Instruments®. The
Tartan Ada Development System
(TADS) consists of the following:
- Cross-Compiler with five optimization levels
- The Ada Librarian
- The Ada Runtime System
- An Inter-processor Support Package
- Several Ada Language Packages; Standard Packages, Runtime
Client Interface Package, Intrinsic Package, Machine Code Package and a
- The Linker
- An Adascope Debugger
- Tools and Utilities
- Supporting Documentation
In addition to the Tartan
Ada Development System (TADS),
several other tools are available for licensing to support the programming
efforts such as:
- (ASM) Assembler to generate assembly code.
- (SIM) Adascope Simulator provides a functional simulation of the
target DSP's ISA.
- (ATK) AdaTrak Profiler measures the real
time performance of your code running on the target DSP.
- (MASCP) Ada Multi-processor support provides user with ability to
monitor processor functions for a multiple processor board (TMS320C44).
- (RTRK) Runtime Reference Kit provides the user with access to the
source code for augment debugging capabilities.
- (RTMK) Runtime Modification Kit provides user with the ability to
modify the runtime codes, build scripts or completely edit the runtime
- (RTINT) Runtime Internal Use License provides user with ability to
produce Object files for internal use and testing.
- (RTOBJ) Runtime Object Production Use License provides user with an ability to License Runtime Objects for prototyping
and production use.