On Sun, 12 Jan 2003 20:32:01 GMT, Sean Neakums <email@example.com> said:
> commence Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu quotation:
> > The real problem is that C doesn't have a good multi-level "break"
> > construct. On the other hand, I don't know of any language that has
> > a good one - some allow "break 3;" to break 3 levels- but that's
> > still bad because you get screwed if somebody adds an 'if'
> > clause....
> Perl's facility for labelling blocks and jumping to the beginning or
> end with 'next' and 'last' may be close to what you want, but I don't
> know if it's ever been implemented in a language one could sensibly
> use to write a kernel.
Hmm.. I'm not a Perl wizard.. <reads the docs> Yeah, that's what I meant,
and no, that's not a sane kernel language. ;)
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