Ada Programming/Pragmas/Convention

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The pragma Convention directs the compiler to represent a type or subprogram using a foreign language convention.

The set of supported foreign languages depends on the compiler implementation. Typically C, C++, COBOL, and Fortran are supported.


type My_C_Type is record [...];
-- Ada will represent My_C_Type as a C-style structure.
pragma Convention (C, My_C_Type);

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