[TUHS] speaking of early C compilers

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Tue Oct 28 01:04:33 AEST 2014

On Mon, 27 Oct 2014, random832 at fastmail.us wrote:

> Is there any reason this is superior to *(int *)0177776 [and e.g.
> #define integ(x) (*(int *)(x))]? Did casting not exist back then?

Type casts?  In a compiler/linker that supported e.g.:

int abort 4;



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