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SubjectRe: [PATCH] removal of "static foo = 0"
>  AB> of changes that yield a negligable advantage and reduce stability
> AB> a tiny little bit. That is pushing Linux in the direction of this
> AB> abyss. You notice that the view gets better, and I get nervous.
> Can somebody stop this train load of bunk?
> Uninitialized global variables always have a initial value of
> zero. Static or otherwise. Period.

That isnt what Andries is arguing about. Read harder. Its semantic differences
rather than code differences.

static int a=0;

says 'I thought about this. I want it to start at zero. I've written it this
way to remind of the fact'

Sure it generates the same code

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