shmidcat

SHMIDCAT(1)                Shared Memory Trampoline                SHMIDCAT(1)



NAME
       shmidcat - Copies stdin/file to a shared memory block for gtkwave(1)

SYNTAX
       shmidcat [VCDFILE]

DESCRIPTION
       Copies either the file specified at the command line or stdin (if no
       file specified) line by line to a shared memory block.  stdout will
       contain a shared memory ID which should be passed on to gtkwave(1).

EXAMPLES
       To run this program the standard way type:

       cat whatever.vcd | shmidcat
              The shared memory ID is emitted to stdout.

       shmidcat whatever.vcd | gtkwave -v -I whatever.sav
              GTKWave directly grabs the ID from stdin.

LIMITATIONS
       This program is mainly for illustrative and testing purposes only.  Its
       primary use is for people who wish to write interactive VCD dumpers for
       gtkwave(1) as its source code may be examined, particularly the
       emit_string() function.  It can also be used to test if an existing VCD
       file will load properly in interactive mode.  Note that it can also be
       used to redirect VCD files which are written into a pipe to gtkwave(1)
       in a non-blocking fashion.

AUTHORS
       Anthony Bybell <bybell@rocketmail.com>

SEE ALSO
       gtkwave(1)



Anthony Bybell                       3.0.8                         SHMIDCAT(1)