Automatic compiler recognition of monitor tasks

  title={Automatic compiler recognition of monitor tasks},
  author={Jonathan L. Schilling and Johan Olm{\"u}tz Nielsen},
  journal={ACM Sigada Ada Letters},
Monitor tasks, also known as passive tasks, are a kind of Ada task that is subject to well-known and very powerful optimization. In most compilation systems that perform this optimization, monitor tasks are identified to the complier by the user, via an implementation-defined pragma. This paper describes an alternate approach, whereby the compiler automatically recognizes and optimizes monitor tasks, without need of a pragma, compiler option, or any other user action. The advantages and… 
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