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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB Elan FTDI: check for workqueue creation
    On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 05:43:37PM -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
    | On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 11:10:05 +0300, Cyrill Gorcunov <> wrote:
    | > I may be wrong, but a lot of the kernel code have static pointers
    | > initialized to NULL with explicit manner... More over I always thought
    | > that _static_ is not mean _initialized to zero_. I think _static_ is
    | > just the method to _hide_ variables in the file (as ANSI C describes).
    | > Am I wrong?
    | I'm afraid you are wrong here. Static variables are initialized on
    | zero in C, although I cannot provide you with a relevant quote from
    | a standard. Just trust me for now, and resubmit the patch without
    | the first segment... :-) You're clearly fixing a bug in it.
    | -- Pete

    Hi Pete,

    OK, I'll send a new one ;)


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