ecu: Tools for automotive ECU development.

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A collection of tools developed and used by Eaton's electro-hydraulic software engineers. Most of these tools are for interacting with vehicle electronic control units (ECUs) via a CAN bus. This package requires the Kvaser canlib library:

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Versions [RSS] 0.0.0, 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.3, 0.0.4, 0.0.5, 0.0.6, 0.0.7, 0.0.8
Dependencies base (>=4.0 && <5), bytestring (>=0.9.1 && <0.9.2), digest (>= && <0.0.1), directory (>=1.0 && <1.1), process (>=1.0.1 && <1.1), vcd (>=0.2.0 && <0.3.0) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Tom Hawkins <>
Maintainer Tom Hawkins <>
Category Embedded, Utils
Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by TomHawkins at 2010-11-24T18:04:50Z
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables git2cc, commit, parsedbc, toesb, probe, ccp, canview, cansend, decomp, tovcd
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Readme for ecu-0.0.8

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Tools for Automotive ECU Development

tovcd    -  Converts several CAN formats to VCD.
probe    -  Extracts configuration and probed signals from ECU.
canview  -  View CAN traffic.
cansend  -  Send CAN message.
decomp   -  Decomposes J1939 messages from canview.
parsedbc -  Parses *.dbc files.
ccp      -  CAN Configuration Protocol master.
toesb    -  Converts s-record ECU images to the Eaton Standard Binary format.
git2cc   -  Bridge Git repositories to ClearCase.
commit   -  Git commits with ClearQuest activity annotations.

Future Tools:

todbc               -  Generate Vector DBC files from CAN specification.
vcdgrep             -  Search VCD files for signal patterns and assertion violations.
brakedancer-layout  -  Generate a brakedancer signal layout from a VCD file.
ecush               -  ECU development shell.


0.0.8    11/24/10

- Improved probe config upload time, messages J1939 compliant.