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Based of submission from: [email protected] (Michael Gordon Shapiro)
Date: 2 Apr 91 11:30:03 GMT
1] Use lots of global variables. Then you do not need to think about
whether variable is defined in this subroutine or not.
2] Give them short names such as: X27, g, l, x. That will prevent spelling errors.
3] Put as much as possible in .h files. That will make your program shorter and clearer
4] You can definitely improve standard functions by rewriting them...
5] Include some inline assembly code. That will speed your program...
6] You can improve the language too. Macros and #defines will provide you additional flexibility...
7] Assume the compiler takes care of all the little details you didn't quite understand.
1] If at all possible, don't. Let someone else do it. That't the best
way widely used in Linux
2] Since you got it to compile, the problem must be in the Other Guys Code.
3]There is rumor that "printf" is useful
4] The problem can be in those unreliable Standard Libraries.
5] If it still doesn't work, this is a compiler program and you need to re-write it in assembler.
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