proposed changes to eliminate P macro

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] olsona at
Tue Nov 13 14:46:13 UTC 2007

> I was going to also remove all "register" delcarations, on the premise
that modern compilers do well without the hints...

My own use of "register" isn't to provide compilers with hints but
rather to avoid unintended calls by reference; everything starts out
life as a register variable, and the register only gets dropped if the
address of the variable needs to be taken.


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