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SubjectRe: Use C++ in kernel module?
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On Friday 30 March 2007 07:59, Bongani Hlope wrote:
> On Friday 30 March 2007 05:49:14 Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> > On Mar 30 2007 11:37, Conke Hu wrote:
> > > Is it possible to use C++ in linux kernel module? how?
> > > I've tested but failed, there is an unknown symbol in the .o file from
> > > c++ source code.
> >
> > You answered it yourself. Linux does not have a C++ runtime.
> > It is possible to use a very limited set of C++ features, usually not
> > worth the fight.
> >
> >
> > Jan
>
> Do the "C++ kernel modules" crowd actually know C++? If they knew how C++
> was designed, they would know that it requires some runtime support, which
> will stop them from asking this question over and over again. I'm begining
> to think that most of these questions are asked by people who think OO
> programing should used in the kernel (which is already done anyway)

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"Why don't we rewrite the Linux kernel in C++?"

"Why not add a C++ interface layer to the kernel to support C++ drivers?"

"Can we make the kernel headers C++-friendly?"

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