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SubjectRe: 2.2.18 signal.h
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"Richard B. Johnson" <root@chaos.analogic.com> said:

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> Both examples allow an extern declaration inside a function scope
> which is also contrary to any (even old) 'C' standards. 'extern'
> is always file scope, there's no way to make it otherwise.

AFAIR (rather dimly... no K&R at hand here) if you have an extern
declaration inside a block, it will be visible only within that block. The
object itself certainly is file scope (or larger).
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