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Old 08-20-2003, 06:21 AM   #1
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kernel question


I was just wondering what programing language the kernal (from kernel.org) is writen in.

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Old 08-20-2003, 06:51 AM   #2
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As far as I know, most of the code it's C. But it's not the only language used in the linux kernel.
 
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why would they use multiple languages?
 
Old 08-26-2003, 03:24 AM   #4
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I think (Though its not 100%) They might use assembler for low-level high speed operations, Although this is specific to each CPU type.

Edit: I just checked it does contain assembler.

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