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How to customize the code interface of a function generated of a reference model

Asked by Boru Wang on 4 Jul 2019
Latest activity Commented on by Boru Wang on 1 Aug 2019
I was working on a code-generation project with a top model and several referenced models. I found it very easy to customize the name and argument of any entry-point functions in top model after following the link:
However, I could not find where to customize the function interfaces for referenced models. One of the referenced model I have takes a single input and return a single output, and the generated code has the function like:
void foo(const real_T *input, real_T *output);
I want it to be configured as:
real_T foo(const real_T input);
Could anyone give me some guidance?
Much appreciated!

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Answer by Mark Biesiada on 9 Jul 2019
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Dear Boru,
If you have Embedded Coder, it is possible to control the entry points using the Function Prototype Control feature (https://www.mathworks.com/help/ecoder/ug/function-prototype-control.html). Basically, you can specify a new name for the "step" function, and each of the root-level ports become function arguments or return values. You can also specify smaller details about these arguments, such as adding "const" or making them pass-by-value or pass-by-reference.
Regards,
Mark Biesiada

Answer by Chidvi Modala on 30 Jul 2019

TLC (Target Language Compiler) files are used to customize the code building process. They generally come in two varieties
  1. System/model tlc files that help in the overall model conversion process
  2. Block level tlc files which describe how individual blocks (typically S-Functions) get converted to C code.

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