[Haskell-cafe] ANN: powerpc-0.0.1

Serguey Zefirov sergueyz at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 07:30:28 EST 2010

2010/3/10 Tom Hawkins <tomahawkins at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 8:07 AM, Warren Henning
> <warren.henning at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wow. Quite ambitious.
>> Was this inspired by work at your current employer like with Atom and
>> some of the other stuff you've released?
> Yes, we had an immediate need to debug some machine code.  I looked
> around, but all the emulators I found (PSIM, et al.) were too
> complicated.
> I'm also intrigued by the emphasis on software verification at the
> object code level for aerospace (DO-178).  I figure better tools in
> this area may open the door to using advanced design methods like Atom
> for avionics.  Of course it's unlikely this project will reach that
> level of maturity, but you never know.

We wrote the debugger and simulator for AVR line of microcontroller cores.

We used a DSEL to describe inner workings of commands and now try to
apply it to ARM ISA.

The Haskell code is heavy on the use of type-level computations and,
especially, assiciated types.

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