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How to use RiCGEN_PORT_I and OUT_PORT macro in Rhapsody C

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Question

How do you use RiCGEN_PORT_I and OUT_PORT macro to call operations and events on the other side of interface via ports?

Cause

In Rhapsody C, if a primitive operation is added to a port that has events passed through it, you may come across "outbound is not a member" error reported on event code generation. In such case, you need to use RiCGEN_PORT_I instead of RiCGEN_PORT macro. Furthermore, use of RiCGEN_PORT_I and OUT_PORT macro is not clear to new users.

Answer

In the example below, Block1 uses the code below (*1) in order to call ev() and primitiveOp1() provided by Block2 through the link Port-Port1:


(*1)
IBlock1_primitiveOp1(OUT_PORT(Block1,Port,IBlock1));

RiCGEN_PORT_I(Block1,Port,IBlock1, ev());


NOTE:
For non-rapid ports, you must use the macro RiCGEN_PORT_I macro (not RiCGEN_PORT) in order to generate events on the other side of the interface.

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Document information

More support for: Rational Rhapsody
General Information

Software version: 7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.2.1, 7.5.3, 7.5.3.1, 7.5.3.2, 7.5.3.3, 7.6, 7.6.0.1, 7.6.1, 7.6.1.1, 7.6.1.2, 7.6.1.3, 7.6.1.4, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.5, 8.0.6, 8.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1678130

Modified date: 14 July 2014