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SubjectRe: Compiling C++ modules
Avi Kivity wrote:
> 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.

So ... what exactly are you waiting for? We await the results with
baited breath. This slick C++ kernel of which you speak can surely
not be far away.

M.
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