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TargetLink 3.3

 Compatibility with non-dSPACESoftware

TargetLink is compatible with the following non-dSPACE software.

Software and Version

Requirements for TargetLink

Windows XP (32-bit version with Service Pack 3)
Windows Vista (32-bit version)
Windows Vista (64-bit version)
Windows 7 (32-bit version) 
Windows 7 (64-bit version)

Basic requirement for TargetLink

MATLAB R2011b (Simulink 7.8)
MATLAB R2011a (Simulink 7.7)
MATLAB R2010bSP1 (Simulink 7.6.1)
MATLAB R2010a (Simulink 7.5)
MATLAB 2009b SP1 (Simulink 7.4.1)
MATLAB 2009a (Simulink 7.3)

Basic requirement for TargetLink

Since TargetLink 3.3 MATLAB 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported.

Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 6.0 or higher

Required to access the automatically generated documentation and for online documentation.

Microsoft Visual C/C++ Compiler 7.1, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0 

LCC compiler as shipped with the supported MATLAB versions

If you use the 64-bit version of TargetLink,

  • Microsoft Visual C/C++ 9.0 or higher is required,
  • the LCC Compiler is not available, because it is not shipped with 64-bit MATLAB versions.

Required when using host simulation


Compatibility with Target Compilers and Evaluation Boards

For detailed information about supported target compilers and evaluation boards refer to the document to be downloaded below.

Compatibility with Real-Time Operating Systems

As an option, TargetLink generates code that runs with OSEK/VDX real-time operating systems, which are compliant with the following binding specification.

OSEK Binding Specification OSEK OS, COM and OIL Versions
SB 3 OSEK OS 2.1r1, OSEK COM 2.2.2, OSEK OIL 2.2
SB 4 OSEK OS 2.2, OSEK COM 2.2.2, OSEK OIL 2.3


TargetLink supports vendor specific properties of the following OSEK/VDX real-time operating systems.

  • LiveDevices RTA
  • Metrowerks OSEKturbo
  • Vector Informatik osCAN
  • WindRiver OSEKWorks

More Information
Date 2012-02-15
Software Type Production Code Generation Software
Topics of Interest MATLAB, Windows, Compiler, OSEK
Product TargetLink
Information Type Reference Information
Information Category Versions and Compatibility
dSPACE Release Prior to 2013-A