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TargetLink 4.3

Compatibility with non-dSPACE Software

TargetLink is compatible with the following non-dSPACE software.

Software and Version

Requirements for TargetLink

Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit) as Professional, Enterprise or Education Edition

For details refer to Windows 10 Support.

Basic requirement for TargetLink

MATLAB R2017b (64-bit)
MATLAB R2017a (64-bit )
MATLAB R2016b (64-bit)
MATLAB R2016a SP1 (64-bit)

Basic requirement for TargetLink


Mex Compiler:
TargetLink supports all Microsoft and GCC compilers, which are also supported by MathWorks as mex compilers.

Supported host compilers for TargetLink 64bit:
- Microsoft Windows SDK 7.1
- Microsoft Visual C/C++ Professional Ver. 9.0, Ver. 10.0, Ver. 11.0, Ver. 12.0, Ver. 14.0
- MinGW64 GCC for MATLAB 2015b and newer

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 2018-11-20
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 2018-A, 2017-B