SIMPL Cross Compiled Binary for Plug Computer Installation Instructions

We are still testing the simpler installation procedure detailed below. It is very difficult to cover off all possible configurations so we need your help. If you discover a problem with this installer script or want to make suggestions for improvement do not hesitate to contact us on the SIMPL mailing list or at icanprogram[ATNOSPAM]295[DOT]ca.


On your Plug Computer distribution you'll want to verify that you have the following additional packages:

The self installing archive simplifies the installation of SIMPL into one single install script. This installation will be done in /tmp and will allow you to run all the SIMPL unit tests as a temporary demo.

If you are satisfied and wish to make this SIMPL installation permanent you will be offered that option.

The steps are as follows:

NOTE: If you wish to examine this install script before running it you can simply edit The installer script is contained in the first part up until the line:


Operating the testing framework

If all your code installed and built correctly using the procedure above you should be able to see a list of tests associated with the course.

From that list of course tests you can select the benchmark unit test by typing:


at the installer script prompt.

If you are successful the code for the SIMPL benchmarks should run.

Have fun. Hope you enjoy programming the SIMPL way.