[Overview][Constants][Types][Procedures and functions][Index] Reference for unit 'Exec' (#aros)


Every Amiga Task has one of these Task structures associated with it. To find yours, use FindTask(nil). Aros processes tack a few more values on to the end of this structure, which is the difference between Tasks and Processes.


Source position: exec.pas line 654

type TTask = record

  tc_Node: TNode;


Node for connecting several tasks.

  tc_Flags: Byte;


Task flags (TF_*)

  tc_State: Byte;


Task status (TS_*)

  tc_IDNestCnt: ShortInt;


Number of suppressed Interrupts

  tc_TDNestCnt: ShortInt;


Number of suppressed Tasks

  tc_SigAlloc: ULONG;


Signals reserved for this Task

  tc_SigWait: ULONG;


Signals, the task wait for.

  tc_SigRecvd: ULONG;


Signals, the task recieved

  tc_SigExcept: ULONG;


Signals, which fires Exceptions

  case Boolean of

    True: (

        tc_TrapAlloc: Word;


Traps, reserved for this task

        tc_TrapAble: Word;


Traps, allowed for this task


    False: (

        tc_ETask: Pointer;

        tc_ExceptData: APTR;


Pointer to exception data.

        tc_ExceptCode: APTR;


Pointer to exception code

        tc_TrapData: APTR;


Pointer to trap data.

        tc_TrapCode: APTR;


Pointer to trap code

        tc_SPReg: APTR;


Pointer to Stack of Task

        tc_SPLower: APTR;


Lower border of stack.

        tc_SPUpper: APTR;


Upper border of stack + 2

        tc_Switch: Pointer;


Pointer to switch code (remove task from CPU)

        tc_Launch: Pointer;


Pointer to switch code (put task to CPU)

        tc_MemEntry: TList;


Pointer to memory the task uses.

        tc_UserData: APTR;


Pointer for userdata.



See also



Find task by name get own task



Add a Task to the System



Remove a task from the system



Get and set the priority of a task



Signal a task

Documentation generated on: 2017-01-10