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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Re: Virtual Machines, JVM in kernel
In message <>, David Wragg writes:
| The problem is that kernels tend to be programmed in nice to-the-metal
| languages like C, in which one can write perfectly type correct
| programs that do nasty stuff, for example writing to deallocated

That was precisely my point: you can have a "proof" which claims "there are
no buffer overruns in this code", but you can't verify that proof when
working in C.

brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator [WAY too many hats]
electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
carnegie mellon university

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