VectorCAST/RSP for Tornado/VxWorks and Workbench (Vector Software)
Real-Time Embedded Testing
VectorCAST/RSP is a Runtime Support Package add-on to the VectorCAST toolset that enables testing of real-time applications directly in an embedded target or simulator environment. VectorCAST/RSP is used in conjunction with VectorCAST/C++ or VectorCAST/Ada to provide automated module testing in a real-time embedded environment. VectorCAST/RSP has been ported to industry-leading compiler and run-time combinations.
Features- Cross-Compiler Specific test-harness generation for execution on a target or simulator. Automatic Download of test harnesses and test cases for execution on a target by way of the compiler interface or a user-specified download mechanism. Execution Controlled from GUI provides an ease-of-use not common to component target testing. Customized I/O Facilities are provided on both the host and target sides to allow communication between the host and target processors for test reporting.
Highlights-VectorCAST/RSP enables the following embedded test capabilities:
- Test Harness construction specific to the target and cross compiler
- Test-case definition
- Test execution on simulator, emulator, or embedded target
- Code coverage from target execution
VectorCAST is integrated with the development environment and the debugger, simulator, or emulator to download executable programs to the target board. All download commands are integrated within VectorCAST to provide a completely automated solution. Integrating VectorCAST with the download facilities allows tests to be run as easily on the target as on the host.
Processor Chip- The specific processor chip is of no special concern to VectorCAST. All harness components are high-level source code that is simply compiled and linked for the specific target processor.
Target Code Generation- In cases where not all language facilities are available in the target run-time kernel, checks are made during the VectorCAST code generation to ensure that non-supported features are not used in the VectorCAST test harness code (e.g., signal handling).
IO facilities- VectorCAST/RSP provides customized I/O facilities to support target communication using JTAG probes, emulators, ethernet, serial ports, or any other communication link available on your target.
Porting to New Targets- The modular nature of VectorCAST/RSP makes porting to new compiler run-time combinations simple, and is usually accomplished with minimal lead time.
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