[tz] tzcode2012h and tzdata2012h available

Petr Machata pmachata at redhat.com
Sat Oct 27 16:04:53 UTC 2012

christos at zoulas.com (Christos Zoulas) writes:

> On Oct 26, 11:22pm, eggert at cs.ucla.edu (Paul Eggert) wrote:
> -- Subject: [tz] tzcode2012h and tzdata2012h available
> |   More C modernization, except that at Arthur David Olson's suggestion
> |   the instances of 'register' were kept.
> Wonderful. Will you accept a patch then to add all the missing
> "register" adornments (because that is what they are) for the rest
> of the variables whose address is not taken? And please, point out
> to me another opensource package that still uses register, because
> I am stressed to find one.

Oh, there are plenty (gmake, binutils, libffi, zlib, glibc, gcc), even
ignoring the gccism which allows denoting the exact register to use:
long int r0 __asm__ ("r0").  Not that it changes anything.  These are
all relatively old codebases, it used to mean something back then.


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