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8.5.3 Package Renaming Declarations

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A package_renaming_declaration is used to rename a package. 

Syntax

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package_renaming_declaration ::= package defining_program_unit_name renames package_name
   [aspect_specification];

Legality Rules

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The renamed entity shall be a package.
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  If the package_name of a package_renaming_declaration denotes a limited view of a package P, then a name that denotes the package_renaming_declaration shall occur only within the immediate scope of the renaming or the scope of a with_clause that mentions the package P or, if P is a nested package, the innermost library package enclosing P

Static Semantics

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A package_renaming_declaration declares a new view of the renamed package.
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  At places where the declaration of the limited view of the renamed package is visible, a name that denotes the package_renaming_declaration denotes a limited view of the package (see 10.1.1).

Examples

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Example of renaming a package: 
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package TM renames Table_Manager;

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