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8.5.2 Exception Renaming Declarations

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[An exception_renaming_declaration is used to rename an exception.] 

Syntax

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{AI05-0183-1} exception_renaming_declaration ::= defining_identifier : exception renames exception_name
   [aspect_specification];

Legality Rules

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The renamed entity shall be an exception. 

Static Semantics

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An exception_renaming_declaration declares a new view [of the renamed exception]. 

Examples

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Example of renaming an exception: 
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EOF : exception renames Ada.IO_Exceptions.End_Error; -- see A.13

Extensions to Ada 2005

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{AI05-0183-1} An optional aspect_specification can be used in an exception_renaming_declaration. This is described in 13.1.1

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