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M.2 Implementation-Defined Characteristics

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The Ada language allows for certain machine dependences in a controlled manner. Each Ada implementation must document all implementation-defined characteristics:
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Whether or not each recommendation given in Implementation Advice is followed — see M.3, “Implementation Advice” for a listing. See 1.1.2(37).
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Capacity limitations of the implementation. See 1.1.3(3).
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Variations from the standard that are impractical to avoid given the implementation's execution environment. See 1.1.3(6).
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Which code_statements cause external interactions. See 1.1.3(10).
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The coded representation for the text of an Ada program. See 2.1(4/3).
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The semantics of an Ada program whose text is not in Normalization Form KC. See 2.1(4.1/3).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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The representation for an end of line. See 2.2(2/3).
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Maximum supported line length and lexical element length. See 2.2(14).
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Implementation-defined pragmas. See 2.8(14).
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Effect of pragma Optimize. See 2.8(27).
11.1/4
The message string associated with the Assertion_Error exception raised by the failure of a predicate check if there is no applicable Predicate_Failure aspect. See 3.2.4(31).
11.2/2
The sequence of characters of the value returned by S'Wide_Image when some of the graphic characters of S'Wide_Wide_Image are not defined in Wide_Character. See 3.5(30/3).
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The sequence of characters of the value returned by S'Image when some of the graphic characters of S'Wide_Wide_Image are not defined in Character. See 3.5(37/3).
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The predefined integer types declared in Standard. See 3.5.4(25).
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Any nonstandard integer types and the operators defined for them. See 3.5.4(26).
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Any nonstandard real types and the operators defined for them. See 3.5.6(8).
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What combinations of requested decimal precision and range are supported for floating point types. See 3.5.7(7).
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The predefined floating point types declared in Standard. See 3.5.7(16).
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The small of an ordinary fixed point type. See 3.5.9(8/2).
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What combinations of small, range, and digits are supported for fixed point types. See 3.5.9(10).
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The result of Tags.Wide_Wide_Expanded_Name for types declared within an unnamed block_statement. See 3.9(10).
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The sequence of characters of the value returned by Tags.Expanded_Name (respectively, Tags.Wide_Expanded_Name) when some of the graphic characters of Tags.Wide_Wide_Expanded_Name are not defined in Character (respectively, Wide_Character). See 3.9(10.1/2).
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Implementation-defined attributes. See 4.1.4(12/1).
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Rounding of real static expressions which are exactly half-way between two machine numbers. See 4.9(38/2).
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Any implementation-defined time types. See 9.6(6/3).
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The time base associated with relative delays. See 9.6(20).
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The time base of the type Calendar.Time. See 9.6(23).
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The time zone used for package Calendar operations. See 9.6(24/2).
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Any limit on delay_until_statements of select_statements. See 9.6(29).
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The result of Calendar.Formating.Image if its argument represents more than 100 hours. See 9.6.1(86/2).
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The representation for a compilation. See 10.1(2).
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Any restrictions on compilations that contain multiple compilation_units. See 10.1(4).
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The mechanisms for creating an environment and for adding and replacing compilation units. See 10.1.4(3/2).
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The mechanisms for adding a compilation unit mentioned in a limited_with_clause to an environment. See 10.1.4(3/2).
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The manner of explicitly assigning library units to a partition. See 10.2(2).
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The implementation-defined means, if any, of specifying which compilation units are needed by a given compilation unit. See 10.2(2).
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The manner of designating the main subprogram of a partition. See 10.2(7).
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The order of elaboration of library_items. See 10.2(18).
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Parameter passing and function return for the main subprogram. See 10.2(21).
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The mechanisms for building and running partitions. See 10.2(24).
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The details of program execution, including program termination. See 10.2(25).
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The semantics of any nonactive partitions supported by the implementation. See 10.2(28/3).
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The information returned by Exception_Message. See 11.4.1(10.1/4).
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The result of Exceptions.Wide_Wide_Exception_Name for exceptions declared within an unnamed block_statement. See 11.4.1(12).
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The sequence of characters of the value returned by Exceptions.Exception_Name (respectively, Exceptions.Wide_Exception_Name) when some of the graphic characters of Exceptions.Wide_Wide_Exception_Name are not defined in Character (respectively, Wide_Character). See 11.4.1(12.1/2).
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The information returned by Exception_Information. See 11.4.1(13/2).
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Implementation-defined policy_identifiers and assertion_aspect_marks allowed in a pragma Assertion_Policy. See 11.4.2(9/3).
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The default assertion policy. See 11.4.2(10).
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Implementation-defined check names. See 11.5(27).
42.1/2
Existence and meaning of second parameter of pragma Unsuppress. See 11.5(27.1/2).
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The cases that cause conflicts between the representation of the ancestors of a type_declaration. See 13.1(13.1/3).
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The interpretation of each representation aspect. See 13.1(20).
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Any restrictions placed upon the specification of representation aspects. See 13.1(20).
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Implementation-defined aspects, inluding the syntax for specifying such aspects and the legality rules for such aspects. See 13.1.1(38).
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The set of machine scalars. See 13.3(8.1/3).
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The meaning of Size for indefinite subtypes. See 13.3(48).
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The default external representation for a type tag. See 13.3(75/3).
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What determines whether a compilation unit is the same in two different partitions. See 13.3(76).
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Implementation-defined components. See 13.5.1(15).
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If Word_Size = Storage_Unit, the default bit ordering. See 13.5.3(5).
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The contents of the visible part of package System. See 13.7(2).
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The range of Storage_Elements.Storage_Offset, the modulus of Storage_Elements.Storage_Element, and the declaration of Storage_Elements.Integer_Address.. See 13.7.1(11).
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The contents of the visible part of package System.Machine_Code, and the meaning of code_statements. See 13.8(7).
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The result of unchecked conversion for instances with scalar result types whose result is not defined by the language. See 13.9(11).
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The effect of unchecked conversion for instances with nonscalar result types whose effect is not defined by the language. See 13.9(11).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Whether or not the implementation provides user-accessible names for the standard pool type(s). See 13.11(17).
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The meaning of Storage_Size when neither the Storage_Size nor the Storage_Pool is specified for an access type. See 13.11(18).
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This paragraph was deleted.
56.1/4
The effect of specifying aspect Default_Storage_Pool on an instance of a language-defined generic unit. See 13.11.3(5).
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This paragraph was deleted.
57.1/3
Implementation-defined restrictions allowed in a pragma Restrictions. See 13.12(8.7/3).
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The consequences of violating limitations on Restrictions pragmas. See 13.12(9).
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Implementation-defined usage profiles allowed in a pragma Profile. See 13.12(15).
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The contents of the stream elements read and written by the Read and Write attributes of elementary types. See 13.13.2(9).
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The names and characteristics of the numeric subtypes declared in the visible part of package Standard. See A.1(3).
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The values returned by Strings.Hash. See A.4.9(3/2).
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The accuracy actually achieved by the elementary functions. See A.5.1(1).
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The sign of a zero result from some of the operators or functions in Numerics.Generic_Elementary_Functions, when Float_Type'Signed_Zeros is True. See A.5.1(46).
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The value of Numerics.Float_Random.Max_Image_Width. See A.5.2(27).
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The value of Numerics.Discrete_Random.Max_Image_Width. See A.5.2(27).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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The string representation of a random number generator's state. See A.5.2(38).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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The values of the Model_Mantissa, Model_Emin, Model_Epsilon, Model, Safe_First, and Safe_Last attributes, if the Numerics Annex is not supported. See A.5.3(72).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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The value of Buffer_Size in Storage_IO. See A.9(10).
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The external files associated with the standard input, standard output, and standard error files. See A.10(5).
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The accuracy of the value produced by Put. See A.10.9(36).
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Current size for a stream file for which positioning is not supported. See A.12.1(1.1/1).
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The meaning of Argument_Count, Argument, and Command_Name for package Command_Line. The bounds of type Command_Line.Exit_Status. See A.15(1).
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The interpretation of file names and directory names. See A.16(46/2).
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The maximum value for a file size in Directories. See A.16(87/2).
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The result for Directories.Size for a directory or special file See A.16(93/2).
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The result for Directories.Modification_Time for a directory or special file. See A.16(95/2).
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The interpretation of a nonnull search pattern in Directories. See A.16(104/3).
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The results of a Directories search if the contents of the directory are altered while a search is in progress. See A.16(110/3).
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The definition and meaning of an environment variable. See A.17(1/2).
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The circumstances where an environment variable cannot be defined. See A.17(16/2).
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Environment names for which Set has the effect of Clear. See A.17(17/2).
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The value of Containers.Hash_Type'Modulus. The value of Containers.Count_Type'Last. See A.18.1(7/2).
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Implementation-defined convention names. See B.1(11/3).
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The meaning of link names. See B.1(36).
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The manner of choosing link names when neither the link name nor the address of an imported or exported entity is specified. See B.1(36).
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The effect of pragma Linker_Options. See B.1(37).
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The contents of the visible part of package Interfaces and its language-defined descendants. See B.2(1).
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Implementation-defined children of package Interfaces. See B.2(11).
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The definitions of certain types and constants in Interfaces.C. See B.3(41).
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The types Floating, Long_Floating, Binary, Long_Binary, Decimal_Element, and COBOL_Character; and the initializations of the variables Ada_To_COBOL and COBOL_To_Ada, in Interfaces.COBOL. See B.4(50).
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The types Fortran_Integer, Real, Double_Precision, and Character_Set in Interfaces.Fortran. See B.5(17).
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Implementation-defined intrinsic subprograms. See C.1(1/3).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Any restrictions on a protected procedure or its containing type when an aspect Attach_handler or Interrupt_Handler is specified. See C.3.1(17).
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Any other forms of interrupt handler supported by the Attach_Handler and Interrupt_Handler aspects. See C.3.1(19).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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The semantics of some attributes and functions of an entity for which aspect Discard_Names is True. See C.5(7).
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The result of the Task_Identification.Image attribute. See C.7.1(7).
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The value of Current_Task when in a protected entry, interrupt handler, or finalization of a task attribute. See C.7.1(17/3).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Granularity of locking for Task_Attributes. See C.7.2(16/1).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
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The declarations of Any_Priority and Priority. See D.1(11).
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Implementation-defined execution resources. See D.1(15).
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Whether, on a multiprocessor, a task that is waiting for access to a protected object keeps its processor busy. See D.2.1(3).
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The effect of implementation-defined execution resources on task dispatching. See D.2.1(9/2).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Implementation defined task dispatching policies. See D.2.2(19).
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The value of Default_Quantum in Dispatching.Round_Robin. See D.2.5(4).
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Implementation-defined policy_identifiers allowed in a pragma Locking_Policy. See D.3(4).
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The locking policy if no Locking_Policy pragma applies to any unit of a partition. See D.3(6).
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Default ceiling priorities. See D.3(10/4).
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The ceiling of any protected object used internally by the implementation. See D.3(16).
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Implementation-defined queuing policies. See D.4(1/3).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Any operations that implicitly require heap storage allocation. See D.7(8).
103.1/4
When restriction No_Dynamic_CPU_Assignment applies to a partition, the processor on which a task with a CPU value of a Not_A_Specific_CPU will execute. See D.7(10).
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When restriction No_Task_Termination applies to a partition, what happens when a task terminates. See D.7(15.1/2).
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The behavior when restriction Max_Storage_At_Blocking is violated. See D.7(17/1).
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The behavior when restriction Max_Asynchronous_Select_Nesting is violated. See D.7(18/1).
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The behavior when restriction Max_Tasks is violated. See D.7(19).
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Whether the use of pragma Restrictions results in a reduction in program code or data size or execution time. See D.7(20).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
106.1/3
The value of Barrier_Limit'Last in Synchronous_Barriers. See D.10.1(4/3).
106.2/3
When an aborted task that is waiting on a Synchronous_Barrier is aborted. See D.10.1(13/3).
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This paragraph was deleted.
107.1/3
The value of Min_Handler_Ceiling in Execution_Time.Group_Budgets. See D.14.2(7/2).
107.2/3
The value of CPU_Range'Last in System.Multiprocessors. See D.16(4/3).
107.3/3
The processor on which the environment task executes in the absence of a value for the aspect CPU. See D.16(13/3).
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The means for creating and executing distributed programs. See E(5).
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Any events that can result in a partition becoming inaccessible. See E.1(7).
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The scheduling policies, treatment of priorities, and management of shared resources between partitions in certain cases. See E.1(11).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Whether the execution of the remote subprogram is immediately aborted as a result of cancellation. See E.4(13).
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The range of type System.RPC.Partition_Id. See E.5(14).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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Implementation-defined interfaces in the PCS. See E.5(26).
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The values of named numbers in the package Decimal. See F.2(7).
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The value of Max_Picture_Length in the package Text_IO.Editing See F.3.3(16).
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The value of Max_Picture_Length in the package Wide_Text_IO.Editing See F.3.4(5).
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The value of Max_Picture_Length in the package Wide_Wide_Text_IO.Editing See F.3.5(5).
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The accuracy actually achieved by the complex elementary functions and by other complex arithmetic operations. See G.1(1).
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The sign of a zero result (or a component thereof) from any operator or function in Numerics.Generic_Complex_Types, when Real'Signed_Zeros is True. See G.1.1(53).
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The sign of a zero result (or a component thereof) from any operator or function in Numerics.Generic_Complex_Elementary_Functions, when Complex_Types.Real'Signed_Zeros is True. See G.1.2(45).
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Whether the strict mode or the relaxed mode is the default. See G.2(2).
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The result interval in certain cases of fixed-to-float conversion. See G.2.1(10).
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The result of a floating point arithmetic operation in overflow situations, when the Machine_Overflows attribute of the result type is False. See G.2.1(13).
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The result interval for division (or exponentiation by a negative exponent), when the floating point hardware implements division as multiplication by a reciprocal. See G.2.1(16).
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The definition of close result set, which determines the accuracy of certain fixed point multiplications and divisions. See G.2.3(5).
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Conditions on a universal_real operand of a fixed point multiplication or division for which the result shall be in the perfect result set. See G.2.3(22).
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The result of a fixed point arithmetic operation in overflow situations, when the Machine_Overflows attribute of the result type is False. See G.2.3(27).
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The result of an elementary function reference in overflow situations, when the Machine_Overflows attribute of the result type is False. See G.2.4(4).
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The value of the angle threshold, within which certain elementary functions, complex arithmetic operations, and complex elementary functions yield results conforming to a maximum relative error bound. See G.2.4(10).
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The accuracy of certain elementary functions for parameters beyond the angle threshold. See G.2.4(10).
131
The result of a complex arithmetic operation or complex elementary function reference in overflow situations, when the Machine_Overflows attribute of the corresponding real type is False. See G.2.6(5).
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The accuracy of certain complex arithmetic operations and certain complex elementary functions for parameters (or components thereof) beyond the angle threshold. See G.2.6(8).
132.1/2
The accuracy requirements for the subprograms Solve, Inverse, Determinant, Eigenvalues and Eigensystem for type Real_Matrix. See G.3.1(81/2).
132.2/2
The accuracy requirements for the subprograms Solve, Inverse, Determinant, Eigenvalues and Eigensystem for type Complex_Matrix. See G.3.2(149/2).
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
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This paragraph was deleted.
136.1/2
Implementation-defined policy_identifiers allowed in a pragma Partition_Elaboration_Policy. See H.6(4/2).

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