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SHORT DESCRIPTION

Common interface to host-dependent functions


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UNIT NAME
New_Abstractions/HOSTLIB (A2HOSTLIB)
VERSION
1.0
REVIEW CODE
C1 1.0 C
INET ADDRESS
Not documented in PAL database
AUTHOR
Bill Toscano, Michael Gordon
Intermetrics, Inc,
733 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact: Lt. Colonel Falgiano
ESD/SCW
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731
RIGHTS
PUBLIC DOMAIN
COPYRIGHT
(c) 1985 Intermetrics, Inc.
DATE CREATED
1986
DATE RELEASED
1 April 1986
DATE LAST UPDATED
1 April 1986
LOCATION
ASR
C2MUG
PC-BLUE
ENVIRONMENT
VAX/VMS, DEC Ada
LIMITATIONS
Not documented in PAL database
CERTIFICATION
Ada System Certifier_1 1.0
Date/Time of Processing: Tuesday   24 May       1994 06:11:26Pm
Overall Assessment of System: OK
Classification of System: C
Basis of Classification --
Syntax Errors                               PASS
Completeness                                PASS
Independence from External Libraries        FAIL
Independence from a Specific Ada Compiler   FAIL

Explanations for failures --
System withs non-standard library units that are not provided
System contains compiler-specific pragmas or uses Machine_Code

Number of ...
Files               2
Library Units       2
Lines            1428
Statements        382
Comments          234

Unidentified Withed Units --
4 unidentified withed units

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languages/ada/asr/new-abstractions/hostlib:
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  hostlib.zip              7,757


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ABSTRACT

	Package HOSTLIB provides a common interface to the user for
functions whose implementations are host-dependent.  The package body
of HOSTLIB is tailored for VAX/VMS.  Operations provided are:

Set_Error                Directs default output to error output
Reset_Error              Resets above
Put_Error                Writes an error message to error output
Return_Code              Sets return code
Invoke                   Runs a program
Get_Item                 Returns a specified item from the system
Read_No_Echo             Returns keyboard character without echoing
Protection               Returns protection setting string
Get_Time                 Returns current date/time
Date                     Returns current date (MM/DD/YY)
Calendar_Date            Returns current date (month day, year)
Time                     Returns current time (HH:MM:SS)
Get_Terminal_Type        Returns attached terminal type
Enable_Interrupt_Trap    Enables trapping of interrupt from keyboard
Disable_Interrupt_Trap   Disables interrupt trapping
Ignore_Interrupts        Ignore interrupts from the keyboard
Interrupts_Ignored       Returns TRUE if interrupt was ignored
Set_Interrupt_State      Sets the interrupt trapping state
Get_Interrupt_State      Returns the interrupt trapping state

        NEW_ABSTRACTIONS  is  used  by NOSC/WIS tools 4.1.1 and 4.1.2.


REVISION HISTORY

DATE         VERSION AUTHOR                  HISTORY 
03/85        1.0  Bill Toscano               Initial Release 


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