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* Constancy of X'Address?
@ 2023-04-05  9:24 Niklas Holsti
  2023-04-07 17:04 ` Maxim Reznik
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From: Niklas Holsti @ 2023-04-05  9:24 UTC (permalink / raw)

A discussion in comp.arch (on the new C23 standard for C) brought up 
these questions, which I could not answer with confidence:

- Is the address of an object constant in Ada? That is, if I have some 
object X in an Ada program, do repeated applications of X'Address always 
return the same value?

- Does the answer depend on how X is allocated (created): on the library 
level, on the stack, or in a pool ("new")?

The issue behind this question is whether an Ada program could use 
garbage collection that moves objects around, for example a compacting 

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