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Re: The use of register keyword in bash source code


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: The use of register keyword in bash source code
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:49:27 +0100
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On Feb 06 2019, Peng Yu <address@hidden> wrote:

> If it is ignored anyway, why "register" is used in many places in the
> code? Thanks.

Because compilers were dumb in the old days.

Andreas.

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