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SubjectRe: Linux kernel modules development in C++
Igmar Palsenberg <> said:
> On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:


> > > OO design had nothing to do with OO implementation. I can design a system
> > > totally in OO, and implement it in C. Really stupid thing to do I think,
> > > but it's possible..

> > Try it someday. That's how VFS/VM/filesystems are done.

> Tell my teacher it's a good idea, he is telling otherwise :)

Just remember what another, quite famous, teacher told Linus about failing
him for the monolithic design of Linux if he took his OS class. Then look
around and search for the ukernel OSes he predicted would be ubiquitous
very soon afterwards...

Don't believe what teachers say. Code speaks.
Dr. Horst H. von Brand
Departamento de Informatica Fono: +56 32 654431
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513
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