Re: [PATCH 0/8] include/net: next set of extern removals

From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Aug 01 2013 - 13:05:58 EST

On Thu, 2013-08-01 at 09:44 -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> 'extern' in include files are an easy way to have a grep friendly
> marker, and otherwise are harmless.
> _You_ believe they are useless, other people think otherwise.

I believe I wrote superfluous.

> I learned C 30 years ago, and using 'extern' is quite natural for me.

I think I've got a few years headstart on you.
All that means is we're both relatively old...

cheers, Joe

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