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Overview
A component diagram describes the physical and static architecture of a computer application. For example: source files, libraries, executables, ...
For example, the diagram below presents the operating mode of a program allowing you to log in text mode in Unix. The "login" program uses the data found in the "etc/passwd" file and a library:
Elements of a component diagram
A component diagram includes the following elements:
  • module: represents the different physical elements that constitute a computer application. For example: a file, a library, ...
    A module can be represented:
    • by a specification that shows the module interface. This specification can be generic for the customizable classes.
    • by its body that presents the module implementation.
  • task: represents a component that includes its own control flow (thread).
  • main programs of the application.
  • sub-programs: groups the procedures and functions that don't belong to classes.
  • package: divides and organizes the representation of the diagram (like the directories organize the files).
See Operations on a component diagram for more details.
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