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--                GNU ADA RUN-TIME LIBRARY (GNARL) COMPONENTS               --
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--     S Y S T E M . S T A C K _ C H E C K I N G . O P E R A T I O N S      --
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--  This package provides a implementation of stack checking operations
--  using comparison with stack base and limit.

pragma Restrictions (No_Elaboration_Code);
--  We want to guarantee the absence of elaboration code because the
--  binder does not handle references to this package.

pragma Polling (Off);
--  Turn off polling, we do not want polling to take place during stack
--  checking operations. It causes infinite loops and other problems.

package System.Stack_Checking.Operations is
   procedure Update_Stack_Cache (Stack : Stack_Access);
   --  Set the stack cache for the current task. Note that this is only
   --  for optimization purposes, nothing can be assumed about the
   --  contents of the cache at any time, see Set_Stack_Info.

   procedure Invalidate_Stack_Cache (Any_Stack : Stack_Access);
   --  Invalidate cache entries for the task T that owns Any_Stack.
   --  This causes the Set_Stack_Info function to be called during
   --  the next stack check done by T. This can be used to interrupt
   --  task T asynchronously.
   --  Stack_Check should be called in loops for this to work reliably.

   function Stack_Check (Stack_Address : System.Address) return Stack_Access;
   --  This version of Stack_Check should not be inlined.


   Cache : aliased Stack_Access := Null_Stack;

   pragma Export (C, Cache, "_gnat_stack_cache");
   pragma Export (C, Stack_Check, "_gnat_stack_check");

end System.Stack_Checking.Operations;