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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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Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.

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