RTEMS Coverage Testing Howto

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Wed Jul 6 19:54:40 UTC 2011

On 07/06/2011 01:39 PM, Gabriel Raineri wrote:
> Hey Joel!
> Actually there is an email sent on 02-Sep-2010 by Aitor Viana Sanchez 
> which explains quite comprehensively how to get coverage measurement 
> using RTEMS.
> Likewise, he provides an implementation of the missing modules of gcov.
> I have followed up his suggestions, used his code and managed to get 
> gcov coverage working successfully. =)
I forgot about that for the target side gathering of gcov information.

But I was looking for an already written howto on running the
RTEMS Coverage toolset which generates the reports at

I know that I have written this up for GSOC students in
the past.  I was hoping not to write it again. LOL
> Hope this helps!
> Best regards,
> Gabriel
> On 04-Jul-11 1:59 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I thought someone had written up notes on
>> the procedure to do this.  But when I
>> checked http://wiki.rtems.org/wiki/index.php/RTEMS_Code_Coverage_How_To
>> it is sparse. :(
>> Anyone have a better pointer?
>> There is a student interested in doing
>> coverage work and I wanted to give them
>> good instructions.

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