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    SubjectRe: Compiling C++ modules
    Alan Cox wrote:
    > There are a few anti C++ bigots around too, but the kernel choice of C
    > was based both on rational choices and experimentation early on with the
    > C++ compiler.
    >
    Times have changed, though. The C++ compiler is much better now, and the
    recent slew of error handling bugs shows that C is a very unsafe language.

    I think it's easy to show that the equivalent C++ code would be shorter,
    faster, and safer.

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