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-- S Y S T E M . S T R I N G S --
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-- S p e c --
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-- Copyright (C) 1995-2021, 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 3, 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 --
-- --
-- As a special exception under Section 7 of GPL version 3, you are granted --
-- additional permissions described in the GCC Runtime Library Exception, --
-- version 3.1, as published by the Free Software Foundation. --
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-- <>. --
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-- GNAT was originally developed by the GNAT team at New York University. --
-- Extensive contributions were provided by Ada Core Technologies Inc. --
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-- Common String access types and related subprograms
-- Note: this package is in the System hierarchy so that it can be directly
-- be used by other predefined packages. User access to this package is via
-- a renaming of this package in GNAT.String (file
pragma Compiler_Unit_Warning;
with Ada.Unchecked_Deallocation;
package System.Strings is
pragma Preelaborate;
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 Ada.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 System.Strings;