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3.1 Prerequisites

µPad uses the RIOT operating system to satisfy its real-time constraints. Therefore, before building µPad, the RIOT source must be installed. Instructions for downloading and installing RIOT are outside the scope of this manual. RIOT does not maintain a stable interface, but µPad is known to work with the following commit:

commit fc4fd6222fc5ca0bb843dc2bb0e7e55335138802
Author: José Ignacio Alamos <>
Date:   Thu Jun 1 11:48:23 2017 -0400

    pkg/openthread: Add tests

Later commits will probably also work. You will also need to install the tool-chain corresponding to your chosen controller board. For details refer to the RIOT website

Other requirements are

You must install all of the software mentioned above before attempting to build or install µPad.