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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] revert to static = {0}
    William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    > On Tue, 5 Aug 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    >>>If it's const, it shouldn't be linked into anything at all... right?
    > On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 07:51:41PM +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    >>Sorry, Jeff, I don't get your point.
    > I suspect this assumes const values will get constant folded, which I'm
    > not sure is the case, though it certainly sounds legal and worthwhile
    > for a compiler to do when reasonable (i.e. for small structures and/or
    > extractions of small fields of const structures).

    Correct. In fact, some Linux kernel code _assumes_ the compiler will
    fold constants...


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