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On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Javier Guerra Giraldez
<> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Lourival Vieira Neto
> <> wrote:
>> the only limitation on the
>> language _core_ is the numeric format. It was redefined from a
>> floating point type to an integer type (long long).
> just curious, why was that needed?   is floating point forbidden by
> code conventions?

Sorry, I copied this mail for two mailing list.. This should be
well-known just by the kernel folks, the floating point unit typically
is not used inside the operating system kernel, because it is too
expensive to save its context.

> --
> Javier

Lourival Vieira Neto