piklab-hex(1) Tool to check INHEX-files.


piklab-hex [options] [command] [file].hex


This manual page documents briefly the piklab-hex command.

Piklab-hex is a command line tool to check files, if they are valid Hex-files which comply with the INHEX-Standard defined by Intel corporation.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
-h, --help
       Show summary of options.
-v, --version
       Show version of program.
       Show author information
       Show license information
-c [command]
       Option to issue a command.


check          Check file, if it is a valid intel-hex-file.
info                   Return information about hex file.
fix                    Clean hex file and fix errors (wrong CRC, truncated line, truncated file).
compare                Compare two hex files.


piklab was written by Nicolas Hadacek and many others, including:

    * Alain Gibaud: author of Pikdev; main infrastructure; IDE interface; direct programmers; gputils integration.
    * Keith Baker: direct programmer support for 16F7X devices.
    * Xiaofan Chen: numerous tests of PICkit1/2 and ICD2 programmers.
    * Craig Franklin: author of gputils (disassembler and coff parser).
    * Manwlis Giannos: direct programmer support for PIC18FXX2/FXX8 devices.
    * Stephen Landamore: author of LPLAB (microchip command-line programmer).
    * Brian C. Lane: original code for direct programming.
    * Sébastion Laoût: author of Likeback.
    * Nestor A. Marchesini: tests of PicStart+ programmer.
    * Lorenz Mösenlechner and Matthias Kranz: USB support for ICD2 programmer.
    * Mirko Panciri: direct programmers with bidirectionnal buffers.
    * Sean A. Walberg: direct programmer support for 16F676/630 devices.

    * Michele Petrecca: Italian translation.
    * Alain Portal: French translation.
    * Stefan von Halenbach: German translation.
    * Nagy Lázló: Hungarian translation.


This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
        <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.  There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

This manual page was written by Stefan <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).