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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH - diffstat only] include/net: Remove extern from function prototypes
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 06:41:20PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-07-25 at 01:27 +0000, Cong Wang wrote:
> > On Tue, 23 Jul 2013 at 17:58 GMT, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>
> You dropped the author from the cc list.
> Always reply to the author.
>
> > > Function prototypes don't need to be declared
> > > extern in .h files. It's assumed by the compiler
> > > and is as unnecessary as using auto is when
> > > declaring automatic/local variables in a block.
> > >
> > Since we all know this, why bother it?
>
> If everyone knew this, new ones wouldn't be added.
> But a lot are.

Couldn't checkpatch take care of these?

Greetings,

Hannes


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