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How to enable BTSpy traces in your BTSDK application

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How to enable BTSpy traces in your BTSDK application

DheerajPK_41
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BTSpy is a trace utility available in Modustoolbox that can be used in the BTSDK platforms to view protocol and generic trace messages from the embedded device. Here, I will show you the quick steps to enable the BTSpy traces in your application which will help you while debugging your application. 

Step 1: Include header files

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Step 2:  Variable definitions

In this step, we define the required macros, configure the transport configurations, etc.

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Step 3: Initialize and Register callbacks

In this step, we initialize transport configurations, buffer pool and register a callback function to send the traces over transport.

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Step 4: View Traces

Program the application to your platform and BTSpy & ClientControl tools available in the IDE/SDK. BTSpy listens on the UDP port 9876 and can receive a specially formatted message from ClientControl. Sample traces will look like as below.

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Note: 

  • Add below line to the makefile to launch the tool from IDE CY_BT_APP_TOOLS+=BTSpy ClientControl hello_client 

  • Please find the attached sample application and logs.

 

FYI. Listed few useful links

https://github.com/Infineon/btsdk-utils/tree/master/BTSpy 

https://github.com/Infineon/btsdk-host-apps-bt-ble/tree/master/client_control 

https://github.com/Infineon/CypressAcademy_BT101_Files/blob/master/PDFs/WBT101-05-Debugging.pdf 

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