[TUHS] Illumos )
lm at mcvoy.com
Wed Dec 31 16:22:19 AEST 2014
I'm ex-sun but I don't know too much about Illumos. Care to give us
the summary of why I might care about it?
On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 01:16:00AM -0500, Jacob Ritorto wrote:
> Hey, thanks, Derrik.
> I don't mess with Linux much (kind of an Illumos junkie by trade ;), but
> I bet gcc would. I did out of curiosity do it with the Macintosh cc (Apple
> LLVM version 5.1 (clang-503.0.40) (based on LLVM 3.4svn)) and it throws
> warnings about our not type-defining functions because you're apparently
> supposed to do this explicitly these days, but it dutifully goes on to
> assume int and compiles our test K&R stuff mostly fine. It does
> unfortunately balk pretty badly at the naked returns we initially had,
> though. Wish it didn't because it strikes me as being beautifully simple..
> thx again for the encouragement!
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 1:02 AM, Derrik Walker v2.0 <dwalker at doomd.net>
> > On Wed, 2014-12-31 at 00:44 -0500, Jacob Ritorto wrote:
> > >
> > > P.S. if anyone's bored enough, you can check out what we're up to at
> > > https://github.com/srphtygr/dhb. I'm trying to get my 11yo kid to
> > > spend a little time programming rather than just playing video games
> > > when he's near a computer. He'a actually getting through this stuff
> > > and is honestly interested when he understands it and sees it work --
> > > and he even spotted a bug before me this afternoon! Feel free to
> > > raise issues, pull requests, etc. if you like -- I'm putting him
> > > through the git committing and pair programming paces, so outside
> > > interaction would be kinda fun :)
> > >
> > >
> > > P.P.S. We're actually using 2.11bsd after all..
> > >
> > I'm curious, will gcc on a modern Linux system compile K&R c?
> > Maybe when I get a little time, I might try to see if I can compile it
> > on a modern Fedora 21 system with gcc.
> > BTW: Great job introducing him to such a classic environment. A few
> > years ago, my now 18 year old had expressed some interest in graphics
> > programming and was in awe over an SGI O2 I had at the time, so I got
> > him an Indy. He played around with a bit of programming, but
> > unfortunately, he lost interest.
> > - Derrik
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