Re: [PATCH GIT 0.6] make use of register variables & size_t

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 12:36:16 EST

On Mon, 25 Apr 2005 18:59:42 +0200, Matthias-Christian Ott said:

> And if you think "register" variables are outdated, please remove the
> CONFIG_REGPARM option from the Kernel source.

I think you fail to understand the difference between what CONFIG_REGPARM does
(namely, controlling the way parameters are passed to function calls) and what
the 'register' declaration does....

> [2] Erik de Castro Lopo, Peter Aitken, Bradley L. Jones: Teach Yourself
> C for Linux Programming in 21 Days; SAMS Publishing; 1999

Umm.. Yeah. "Teach yourself FOO in 21 days". Quite the outstanding authority
to cite. Gotta love the publisher too.. ;)

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