[TUHS] Subject: Re: KernelSizesA self-imposed limit of 16K held in v1, and was quite fullyutilized.Subject:Re: Kernel Sizes

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Mon Jan 22 02:51:29 AEST 2018


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.

Doug


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