For a tutorial on SOES See tutorial.txt
SOES is an EtherCAT slave stack written in c. Its purpose is to learn and to use. All users are invited to study the source to get an understanding how an EtherCAT slave function
Features as of 1.0.0 :
SOES Simple Open EtherCAT Slave
Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Arthur Ketels
Copyright (C) 2012-2013 rt-labs
SOES is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
SOES is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
As a special exception, if other files instantiate templates or use macros or inline functions from this file, or you compile this file and link it with other works to produce a work based on this file, this file does not by itself cause the resulting work to be covered by the GNU General Public License. However the source code for this file must still be made available in accordance with section (3) of the GNU General Public License.
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