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--                         GNAT COMPILER COMPONENTS                         --
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--                             E X P _ D I S P                              --
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--  This package contains routines involved in tagged types and dynamic
--  dispatching expansion

with Types; use Types;
package Exp_Disp is

   type DT_Access_Action is

   function Fill_DT_Entry
     (Loc  : Source_Ptr;
      Prim : Entity_Id)
      return Node_Id;
   --  Generate the code necessary to fill the appropriate entry of the
   --  dispatch table of Prim's controlling type with Prim's address.

   function Make_DT_Access_Action
     (Typ    : Entity_Id;
      Action : DT_Access_Action;
      Args   : List_Id)
      return Node_Id;
   --  Generate a call to one of the Dispatch Table Access Subprograms defined
   --  in Ada.Tags or in Interfaces.Cpp

   function Make_DT (Typ : Entity_Id) return List_Id;
   --  Expand the declarations for the Dispatch Table (or the Vtable in
   --  the case of type whose ancestor is a CPP_Class)

   procedure Set_All_DT_Position (Typ : Entity_Id);
   --  Set the DT_Position field for each primitive operation. In the CPP
   --  Class case check that no pragma CPP_Virtual is missing  and that the
   --  DT_Position are coherent

   procedure Expand_Dispatching_Call (Call_Node : Node_Id);
   --  Expand the call to the operation through the dispatch table and perform
   --  the required tag checks when appropriate. For CPP types the call is
   --  done through the Vtable (tag checks are not relevant)

   procedure Set_Default_Constructor (Typ : Entity_Id);
   --  Typ is a CPP_Class type. Create the Init procedure of that type to
   --  be the default constructor (i.e. the function returning this type,
   --  having a pragma CPP_Constructor and no parameter)

   function Get_Remotely_Callable (Obj : Node_Id) return Node_Id;
   --  Return an expression that holds True if the object can be transmitted
   --  onto another partition according to E.4 (18)

end Exp_Disp;