Comparison failure in C compiler

Doug Gwyn <gwyn> gwyn at brl-tgr.ARPA
Sat Dec 1 16:39:11 AEST 1984

> > Why not use the current release of PCC instead?  That is what I do;
> > I quickly got tired of bugs like this in the one shipped with 4BSD.
> While some folks have the money and clout to keep constantly up-to-date,
> others do have legitimate economic and legal reasons for using older tools.

It doesn't take very many run-ins with the compiler to justify spending
the $2500 (MAX) that it would've taken to replace it with a better one.
About one reclaimed week of system staff time per year would cover this.

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