Subject: re: newvers.sh padding problem
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/1999 08:09:26
On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, matthew green wrote:
: this is some lossage with the compiler from what i remember from
: looking at it recently. this should be fixed.
`lossage' with the compiler? ahem? There's absolutely no guarantee to the
user how different variables will be laid out in memory on a given arch.
: like the old \0, \0, \0, \0, @, (, #, ) that we had in sccs. as i
: recall it, the for nuls were added to make what(1) work on the sparc.
See `different variables ... given arch'.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)