Subject: Re: Style guide
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/27/1997 16:18:25
In article <> (Wolfgang Solfrank) writes:
>> Any new NetBSD port is likely to make more use of gcc and
>> cross-compiling than it is to use a native compiler, no?
>> And any counterexample that comes up is more than likely to have an
>> ANSI-capable compiler as the native one by now...
>What about people that pick pieces from the code and use it in different
>environments?  Like e.g. using the networking code to fix bugs in legacy
>machines' tcp/ip implementations.
>In a word, I'd hate this to happen.
>BTW, long long isn't a good argument, as it is (or should be?) used only in
>port-specific code, or by the way of a typedef (like int64_t).

I totally agree here. I am using pieces of the tree on machines where the
native compiler is not ansi [SunOS].