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

Ken Wellsch kwellsch at tampabay.rr.com
Sun Jan 27 00:50:21 AEST 2002

> On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 03:27:25AM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> 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.

I'm fairly sure things like "=+" and so on were replaced with "+="
in the move from V6 to V7.  I think structure assignments were added
here too, and the much more obscure, being able to declare passed
arguments in the function preamble as "register."  I believe K&R
reflects the C language as seen with V7...

-- Ken

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