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Embedded Linux Development Using Eclipse by Doug Abbott

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Chapter 5. Eclipse CDT—Digging Deeper

The last chapter covered the basics of the C/C++ Developer Tools: basically how to create, build, debug, and run projects. In this chapter we'll get into more advanced concepts, such as supplying your own makefile and connecting CDT to a remote embedded target.

The project we'll be using in this chapter is called “thermostat.” It simulates the operation of a thermostat controlling a cooler. When the indicated temperature rises above the setpoint, the cooler turns on. If the temperature exceeds a limit value, an alarm indicator flashes. The thermostat can also be built for an ARM-based embedded target board.

A separate program provides a means to set the indicated temperature and to observe the cooler and ...

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