Re: dumps to equations?

From: Francesco Messineo <>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2016 13:38:52 +0200
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Hi Michau

On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 1:20 PM, Michał Pleban <> wrote:
> Hello!
> Francesco Messineo wrote:
>> I've seen quite a few ones here getting equations from various
>> programmable logic dumps.
>> It's not really only related to CBM equipment, but I'm curious if this
>> can only be made by hand?
>> I have a few instruments that one day I could try to modify and I
>> wondered if there's any software that can automagically produce the
>> equations from a binary or hex dump. That would save quite some time
>> when you have 16 outputs by 8 inputs logic chips around :)
> The process is called "minimization" and there is lots of software which
> can do it. The original and famous program for this was called "Espresso".
> I use a program named "SimpleSolver" where you enter the truth table,

I've downloaded the SimpleSolver version 5.3, unfortunately it
SimpleSolver" just crashes on my wine version, but I'll try harder to
make it behave.
The espresso software seems to be part of it.


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