Re: Linux kernel modules development in C++

From: Stephen Williams (
Date: Wed Sep 27 2000 - 18:23:59 EST

> - C++ gives overhead. With something like a kernel that's unwanted.

I don't want to take a position on the matter of C vs. C++ in the Linux
kernel. However, I *have* done some realistic work to show that C++ does
not inherently introduce bloat. (I do my embedded work in C++.)


Of course, I write my Linux drivers (and GIMP plug-ins) in C, not C++, and
that's fine, too. I'm just glad it's not Scheme:-)

Steve Williams                "The woods are lovely, dark and deep.              But I have promises to keep,            and lines to code before I sleep,       And lines to code before I sleep."

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