Re: [PATCH GIT 0.6] make use of register variables & size_t
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 12:32:11 EST
On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
> "register" and "auto" variables aren't relicts of the 60's, they're a
> part of the ISO-C 99 standard, I'm following, "man".
They _are_ relicts of the 60's. It's just that the C standard hasn't ever
had the reason to remove them.
> And if you think "register" variables are outdated, please remove the
> CONFIG_REGPARM option from the Kernel source.
That does something totally different. And doesn't use "register" at all.
Pass the toke, you've been hogging the drugs for way too long.
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