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Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 12:20:25 -0700
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> So, I'm trying to figure out if I'm hitting some type of
> timing problem where one task is freeing an object's
> memory while another task is picking up memory for
> the same type of object.  In other words, does a
> protected function not block another task from calling
> a protected procedure.

No, a protected function *does* exclude any "external calls" ([RM 9.5])
(procedure, function, or entry) on the P.O.  See [RM 9.5.1(3-6)].


Mark Lundquist
Senior Software Engineer
Rational Software
Development Solutions Business Unit
Aloha, OR, USA