Subject: Re: NetBSD/pdp10 ?
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From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 03/06/2002 18:56:32
> I was rather fond of the processor series -- byte pointers were NEAT,
> and if you really want to purge C, the fact that not all pointers are
> the same length on a PDP-6 or PDP-10 is a big frightening change for
> C programmers.
Well, sloppy C programmers. There are a few of us who know better.
I've often considered building a gcc variant that deliberately breaks a
bunch of the sloppy assumptions people make - like that all pointers
are the same size, or that *(foo **)&bar_ptr == (foo *)bar_ptr....
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