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SubjectRe: ideas
> 3. Use the features in C++ that will allow a more stable kernel 
> Okay here is where i am going to get the developers mad at me. How about
> converting parts of linux to use C++,

[snip - better C programming]

> Also we could use C++ streams type functions to implement printk calls. I
> wonder how many drivers have been broken by stack corruption, by incorrect
> params in printk calls. Variable argument function calls are inherently
> slower then fixed argument calls.

Hmm... that beats the purpose of printk. It was to designed to be small
(smaller than printf). 'sides, using C++ streams and any other classes
for that matter tend to bloat up the kernel ever more (as if it has not


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