[TUHS] why the leading under score added to function names?

Steve Nickolas lyricalnanoha at usotsuki.hoshinet.org
Tue Feb 21 13:41:38 AEST 2012

On Mon, 20 Feb 2012, Warner Losh wrote:

> And this convention went away with ELF binaries.  No more _foo for 
> function foo.
> Also, the fortran compiler would emit entry_ to as to not conflict 
> either.  Made calling C from Fortran, and vice versa, a lot of fun...
> Warner

Watcom C did the postfix style, dunno if it still does.


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