Re: user-mode port 0.44-2.4.7

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 11:08:40 EST

On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Davide Libenzi wrote:

> I would not call, to pretend the compiler to issue memory loads every time it access
> a variable, a nontrivial way.
> It sounds pretty clear to me.

You know, one of the nice things about C is that unless you abuse
preprocessor, reading code doesn't require doing far lookups. Most
of it can be read and understood with very little context. "Do it
once when you declare a variable" goes against that and that's
not a good thing.

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