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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] net #9
    "Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:"
    > Andrzej Krzysztofowicz <> writes:
    > >-static char name[4][IFNAMSIZ] = { "", "", "", "" };
    > >+static char name[4][IFNAMSIZ];
    > Ugh. Sure about that one? the variables have been pointers to zero,
    > now they're zero...

    I do not agree. As I understand C "name" is a table, i.e. a pointer to a
    prealocated area of size of 4*IFNAMSIZ*sizeof(char) bytes. There is no
    pointers to the strings stored seprately.
    [ The strings are copied into the apropriate locations in the array during
    initialization ]

    After applying the mentioned patch just the whole area of the array will be
    zeroed. Not only the first characters of name[i] i=0,1,2,3 ...

    Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz
    phone (48)(58) 347 14 61
    Faculty of Applied Phys. & Math., Technical University of Gdansk

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