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SubjectRe: Linux kernel modules development in C++
On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:

> > OO is indeed != C++. But since it's a relative if C, it's the most
> > suitable option to use in the kernel.
>
> What's wrong with C itself?

Nothing. What I was saying if you want some OO language in the kernel, C++
is the only option I guess. Mixing languages is a pain..

> > > - A _lot_ of the kernel code/design is inherently object-oriented. So
> > > pardon our collective scepticism when YAC++Advocate comes along waving
> > > the "OO ergo C++" underw^Wflag
> >
> > OO design had nothing to do with OO implementation. I can design a system
> > totally in OO, and implement it in C. Really stupid thing to do I think,
> > but it's possible..
>
> Try it someday. That's how VFS/VM/filesystems are done.

Tell my teacher it's a good idea, he is telling otherwise :)



Igmar

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