Re: [9fans] Building new kernel. - Plan9

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    >> not exactly. it will work on most Unix systems and
    >> on Plan 9 without -T because nothing checks
    >> external types across object module boundaries. the linker/loader in both systems
    >> will allocate in BSS the largest size seen for a given symbol,
    >> so it doesn't matter whether int == long or not.

    >
    > by "work" you mean not generate an out-of-range
    > memory access nor not produce unexpected values?
    >
    > - erik


    i meant "pass muster", which i thought was the sense originally
    intended (ie, link without diagnostic) but i see now that wasn't intended.
    sorry.

    anyhow, that's why it links without diagnostic elsewhere!



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    >> by "work" you mean not generate an out-of-range
    >> memory access nor not produce unexpected values?
    >>
    >> - erik

    >
    > i meant "pass muster", which i thought was the sense originally
    > intended (ie, link without diagnostic) but i see now that wasn't intended.
    > sorry.
    >
    > anyhow, that's why it links without diagnostic elsewhere!


    excellent point.

    i did muddle the issue.

    - erik



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