Ron Natalie <ron> ron at brl-sem.ARPA
Wed Oct 16 13:39:06 AEST 1985

> Yes it will work. But how well? Some systems (notably BSD) ignore
> register short definitions for example. This style allows (& requires
> in certain cases) the porter to choose his tradeoffs globally.

It doesn't ignore register short definitions, it mearly does not put them
in registers because registers can only be applied to types int and long
on VAX.  Or whould you have sizeof (int) return different numbers depending
on whether it's in a register or not?

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