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-- G N A T . S T R I N G S --
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-- S p e c --
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-- Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. --
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-- GNAT is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under --
-- terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Soft- --
-- ware Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later ver- --
-- sion. GNAT is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITH- --
-- OUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY --
-- or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License --
-- for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General --
-- Public License distributed with GNAT; see file COPYING. If not, write --
-- to the Free Software Foundation, 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, --
-- MA 02111-1307, USA. --
-- --
-- As a special exception, if other files instantiate generics from this --
-- unit, or you link this unit with other files to produce an executable, --
-- this unit does not by itself cause the resulting executable to be --
-- covered by the GNU General Public License. This exception does not --
-- however invalidate any other reasons why the executable file might be --
-- covered by the GNU Public License. --
-- --
-- GNAT was originally developed by the GNAT team at New York University. --
-- Extensive contributions were provided by Ada Core Technologies Inc. --
-- --
-- Common String access types and related subprograms
with Unchecked_Deallocation;
package GNAT.Strings is
type String_Access is access all String;
-- General purpose string access type. Note that the caller is
-- responsible for freeing allocated strings to avoid memory leaks.
procedure Free is new Unchecked_Deallocation
(Object => String, Name => String_Access);
-- This procedure is provided for freeing allocated values of type
-- String_Access.
type String_List is array (Positive range <>) of String_Access;
type String_List_Access is access all String_List;
-- General purpose array and pointer for list of string accesses
procedure Free (Arg : in out String_List_Access);
-- Frees the given array and all strings that its elements reference,
-- and then sets the argument to null. Provided for freeing allocated
-- values of this type.
end GNAT.Strings;