Source code for spynnaker.pyNN.external_devices_models.abstract_ethernet_controller

# Copyright (c) 2017 The University of Manchester
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.

from spinn_utilities.abstract_base import AbstractBase, abstractmethod


class AbstractEthernetController(object, metaclass=AbstractBase):
    """
    A controller that can send multicast packets which can be received
    over Ethernet and translated to control an external device.
    """
    __slots__ = ()

[docs] @abstractmethod def get_message_translator(self): """ Get the translator of messages. :rtype: AbstractEthernetTranslator """
[docs] @abstractmethod def get_external_devices(self): """ Get the external devices that are to be controlled by the controller. :rtype: iterable(AbstractMulticastControllableDevice) """
[docs] @abstractmethod def get_outgoing_partition_ids(self): """ Get the partition IDs of messages coming out of the controller. :rtype: list(str) """