Re: What if?

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 15:54:06 EST

>> g++ is still much slower. We don't know how many bugs it would show up
>> in the compiler and tools either, especially on embedded platforms.
>> Finally the current kernel won't go through a C++ compiler because we
>> use variables like "new" quite often.
> -Dnew=_New, problem solved.

It's not that easy. Just when you expect it least, a few tiny sourcecode bits
already use new (in the C++ sense) and whoops:
int *b = _New int[4];

Jan Engelhardt
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