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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i7core_edac: fix erroneous size of static array
On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 03:03:20PM -0400, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > - static int cols[8] = {
> > + static int cols[4] = {
>
> Why are these arrays "static"? Does that generate better code than
> dynamic initialization?

They look like lookup arrays for count of things based on bit settings
and as such they should be static because they don't ... change :). If
they were dynamic, then inlining them in every function callsite would
be not cool.

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