[TUHS] So now that the source is finally out...

Carl Lowenstein cdl at mpl.ucsd.edu
Sat Jan 26 05:18:31 AEST 2002

> From: "P.A.Osborne" <P.A.Osborne at ukc.ac.uk>
> To: "M. Warner Losh" <imp at village.org>
> Cc: tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org
> Subject: Re: [TUHS] So now that the source is finally out...
> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 11:16:37 +0000
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 03:27:25AM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> > Real as in 286 or as in 8088 :-).  
> > gcc can compile K&R, but the language has evolved some since the v7
> > days.  =*, =+, etc became *=, +=, etc.  There are some other subtle
> > things too that I don't recall off the top of my head, but which vexed
> > the comp.lang.c news groups in the early 1980's.
> That makes things a challenge.  Still the source of the kernel is
> around 10K lines IIRC and going through it in stages doesnt make life
> too painfull.

Doesn't one of the C beautifiers do that for you (rewrite =+ etc.)
Either GNU indent or Berkeley? cb.

        carl lowenstein         marine physical lab     u.c. san diego
                                                  clowenstein at ucsd.edu

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