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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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