[TUHS] C declarations.

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat May 13 11:24:15 AEST 2017


On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 06:41:47PM -0400, Ron Natalie wrote:
> If had my way, y = x and passing and returning arrays by value would work
> just like every other C type.

Maybe, just maybe, now that makes sense.  But even now that would be a 
perf hit unless you added some magical copy on write semantics like 
Tcl has so it can have pass by value semantics but pass by reference
performance.

Back then, I think the perf hit would have been so bad everyone would be
passing arrays as a reference anyway.
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