piklab-hex man page


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.

See Also

piklab(1), piklab-prog(1),


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.

Referenced By

piklab.1x(1), piklab-prog(1).

April 11, 2007