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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] removal of "static foo = 0" from drivers/ide (test11)
    On Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 10:01:53PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
    > In message <Pine.LNX.4.21.0011212300590.950-100000@penguin.homenet> you write:
    > > > On Tue, 21 Nov 2000 22:25:01 Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > Quick removal of unnecessary initialization to 0.
    > >
    > > Quite the contrary. The patch seems correct and useful to me. What do you
    > > think is wrong with it? (Linus accepted megabytes worth of the above in
    > > the past...)
    >
    > What irritates about these monkey-see-monkey-do patches is that if I
    > initialize a variable to NULL, it's because my code actually relies on
    > it; I don't want that information eliminated.

    Yes, but if it generates a bigger (== worse) binary?

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    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs
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