Register keyword removal

Diane Bruce db at
Thu Aug 7 20:25:03 PDT 2003

On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 06:07:29PM +0000, Sander Vesik wrote:
> Robert Garrett <rg70 at xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Register keyword removal, is now complete. I will deal with the remaining
> > RCng issues tommorrow.
> why do that? its basicly harmless and just creates unneeded diff churn?

  register key word can actually force a compiler to generate worse code
on a modern decent compiler. Its archaic practice.

- Diane

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