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    SubjectRe: [2.1.90][PATCH] Cleaning up linux-2.1.90.
    In article <350FE7FC.6923@ife.ee.ethz.ch> you write:
    >Niels Kristian Bech Jensen wrote:
    >>
    >> On Wed, 18 Mar 1998, Thomas Sailer wrote:
    >>
    >> > > - exit(0);
    >> > > + return(0);
    >> >
    >> > > - exit(0);
    >> > > + return(0);
    >> >
    >> > Huh? What is that supposed to do? If exit(0) gives you warnings,
    >> > either your compiler or your header files are broken.
    >> >
    >> int main() must return() something.
    >> ^^^
    >> The warnings was ``main() isn't type int'' (or something like that.)
    >
    >But in the case of exit the procedure end is never reached.
    >If the prototype of exit is correctly marked as noreturn
    >(extern void exit(int) __attribute__ ((noreturn));) then
    >gcc won't barf.
    >
    >Tom

    Even so, using return(0) will be more portable to other
    compilers, so it is better to use return(0) anyhow.

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