Language Change Specification for Current File

LCS Number: LCS-2016-015a
Version: 6
Date: 21-Mar-2017
Status: Voting
Author: Jim Lewis
Email: Main.JimLewis
Source Doc: ReportCallingPath Current File or Line
History Doc: history
Summary: Current File or Current Line

Style Notes

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Details of Language Change

16.5 Standard environment package

16.5.1 General 015a.1: [NEW headline level]

Package ENV contains declarations that provide a VHDL interface to the host environment.

package ENV is
  procedure STOP (STATUS: INTEGER);
  procedure STOP;
  procedure FINISH;

  [... LCS-2016-011 ...]
  impure function FILE_NAME return LINE ; 
  impure function FILE_NAME return STRING ;
  impure function FILE_PATH return LINE ; 
  impure function FILE_PATH return STRING ;
  impure function FILE_LINE return POSITIVE ; 
  impure function FILE_LINE return STRING ; 

  [... LCS-2016-006c ...]
end package ENV;

16.5.X Current file and line 015a.2: [NEW headline level]

The function FILE_NAME returns the file name of the current VHDL file as either type LINE or STRING. The FILE_NAME does not contain any path information.

The function FILE_PATH returns the fully resolved absolute path of the current VHDL file as either type LINE or STRING. The FILE_PATH does not include the FILE_NAME. The FILE_PATH does not end with a directory separator.

The function FILE_LINE returns the line number in the current file as type POSITIVE or STRING.


Topic revision: r20 - 2017-07-18 - 09:39:25 - JimLewis
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