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Left Hand Pointer

ABLOCK

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Right Hand Pointer

ablockargument

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents an occurrence of an argument of the ABlock command. The argument of the ABlock command is either a list of names of event classes (see metalanguage symbol evclass (separated by commas), or such a list enclosed in parentheses, or an indirection operator (@) followed by an expression that evaluates to a list (separated by commas) of such arguments.

evclass

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the name of an event class. Possible class names may be "COMM" (events related to devices), "HALT" (events that are generated when processes terminate), "IPC" (events communicated by other processes), "INTERRUPT" (events that are generated when a process is interrupted in an implementation-specific fashion), "POWER" (events generated when loss of electrical power is imminent), "TIMER" (events that are generated when a timer's waiting time has elapsed) and "USER" (events that are generated through the ETrigger command).

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