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SubjectRe: [PATCH] removal of "static foo = 0"
On Sat, Nov 25, 2000 at 11:46:24PM +0100, Andries Brouwer wrote:
>
> But if the program
>
> static int a = 0;
>
> int main() {
> /* do something */
> }
>
> is used as part of a larger program, it has to become
>
> static int a;
>
> int do_something() {
> a = 0;
> ...
> }

Only if the person doing the change follows this convention, if that happens
to be you, not a problem. But in a project like Linux, it's not very likely
to happen.

It's much better to put a comment above the definition.
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