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Could any body help me how to use sc_module_name() .....

 

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#include <systemc.h>

class write_if : virtual public sc_interface
{
   public:
     virtual void write(char) = 0;
     virtual void reset() = 0;
};

class read_if : virtual public sc_interface
{
   public:
     virtual void read(char &) = 0;
     virtual int num_available() = 0;
};

class fifo : public sc_channel, public write_if, public read_if
{
   public:
     fifo(sc_module_name name) : sc_channel(name), num_elements(0), first(0) {}

     void write(char c) {
       if (num_elements == max)
         wait(read_event);

       data[(first + num_elements) % max] = c;
       ++ num_elements;
       write_event.notify();
     }

     void read(char &c){
       if (num_elements == 0)
         wait(write_event);

       c = data[first];
       -- num_elements;
       first = (first + 1) % max;
       read_event.notify();
     }

     void reset() { num_elements = first = 0; }

     int num_available() { return num_elements;}

   private:
     enum e { max = 10 };
     char data[max];
     int num_elements, first;
     sc_event write_event, read_event;
};

class producer : public sc_module
{
   public:
     sc_port<write_if> out;

     SC_HAS_PROCESS(producer);

     producer(sc_module_name name) : sc_module(name)
     {
       SC_THREAD(main);
     }

     void main()
     {
       const char *str =
         "Visit www.systemc.org and see what SystemC can do for you today!\n";

       while (*str)
         out->write(*str++);
     }
};

class consumer : public sc_module
{
   public:
     sc_port<read_if> in;

     SC_HAS_PROCESS(consumer);

     consumer(sc_module_name name) : sc_module(name)
     {
       SC_THREAD(main);
     }

     void main()
     {
       char c;
       cout << endl << endl;

       while (true) {
         in->read(c);
         cout << c << flush;

         if (in->num_available() == 1)
	   cout << "<1>" << flush;
         if (in->num_available() == 9)
	   cout << "<9>" << flush;
       }
     }
};

class top : public sc_module
{
   public:
     fifo *fifo_inst;
     producer *prod_inst;
     consumer *cons_inst;

     top(sc_module_name name) : sc_module(name)
     {
       fifo_inst = new fifo("Fifo1");

       prod_inst = new producer("Producer1");
       prod_inst->out(*fifo_inst);

       cons_inst = new consumer("Consumer1");
       cons_inst->in(*fifo_inst);
     }
};

int sc_main (int, char *[]) {
   top top1("Top1");
   sc_start();
   return 0;
}

help me understand its usage here ????

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sc_module_name is required as an argument of the constructor to any class derived from sc_module (if there are multiple constructor arguments, sc_module_name is usually the first). It is passed a string argument which is used to create a temporary sc_module_name object that is then passed to the sc_module constructor, and used to create a hiearachical name for every component in a SystemC model (sc_module_name is itself a class and its constructor takes a string).

 

If that still seems a bit confusing, I suggest you read through section 5.3 of the SystemC Language Reference Manual (available from http://standards.ieee.org/getieee/1666/download/1666-2011.pdf)

 

Regards,

Dave

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