[TUHS] Subject: Re: KernelSizesA self-imposed limit of 16K held in v1, and was quite fullyutilized.Subject:Re: Kernel Sizes
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Jan 22 05:44:53 AEST 2018
On Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 9:51 AM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> A self-imposed limit of 16K held in v1, and was quite fully utilized.
> When the iernel was rewritten in C, the limit (perhaps larger by then)
> influenced the C compiler. More than one optimization was stimulated
> by the need to keep the kernel in bounds.
16k words or 16k bytes? Given some of the other reported sizes I'm guessing
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