Software debugging as well as Measurement data acquisition, data Stimulation and Calibration are essential techniques used during all stages of electronic control unit (ECU) development. In the past, these techniques typically have been used apart. Version 1.0.0 of the Software Debugging over XCP Standard defines methodologies as a solution to this problem. Using technologies described in the Standard enables debuggers and thus end users to perform debugging tasks on the ECU, either in an exclusive way or in parallel to a MC tool. The Standard has meanwhile been adopted by debugger and POD vendors and has successfully been established in the field.
Since the release of version 1.0 of the Standard Software Debugging over XCP, the number of ARM based ECUs is steadily increasing. However, support for ARM based microcontrollers has not been considered at the time. Taking the importance of ARM based ECUs and their support into account demands for extension of the Software Debugging over XCP Standard.
Furthermore, the support for devices covered by version 1.0 of the Standard shall be improved. This includes optimization for Target Resource Identifier handling as well as support for RH850 UART flash programming. Also the support of the Serial Wire Debug Interface shall be included.
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