Subject: Re: Tcl7.5 and NetBSD-current
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tom Pavel <PAVEL@SLAC.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 03/01/1996 11:18:12
>>>>> On Fri, 1 Mar 1996, matthew green <email@example.com> writes:
> Well, actually, we seem to use ANSI C; we don't use any GNU
> extensions other than long long that I know of. Nor should we;
> other compilers may be better or freer, later, and gratuitous
> dependancies are evil.
> actually, quite a bit of our source tree depends on extensions
> that gcc provides. ktrace uses one. a lot of the 'asm' parts
> of the kernel and userland are another.
And let's not forget the ANSI prototypes but K&R declarations, which
works with GCC, but would probably break on any other ANSI C compiler
(if we actually do pass any shorts or floats).
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