What is a breakpoint?

jennifer averett jennifer.averett at oarcorp.com
Tue May 23 14:43:23 UTC 2000

"Jorge Andreu García" wrote:

> Hello:
> I am trying to check a program made by another colleague and I have
> founded this code:
>     procedure breakpoint;
>    pragma import(C, breakpoint, "breakpoint");

>       procedure Stack_check_Dump_usage;
>    pragma import(C, Stack_check_Dump_usage, "Stack_check_Dump_usage");
> I know they are C functions imported to ADA, but I do not know what the
> C-functions do. Any of you know it or know where can I search
> information.
> Thanks:

These are functions that aid in application debug. Breakpoint is a null
function that
allows the application to produce an interactive breakpoint.
Stack_check_Dump_usage displays the stack usage via stdout.


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