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Re: [PATCH v2 01/13] packfile.h: drop extern from function declarations





On 05/04/2019 19:03, Jeff King wrote:
> As CodingGuidelines recommends, we do not need an "extern" when
> declaring a public function. Let's drop these. Note that we leave the
> extern on report_garbage(), as that is actually a function pointer, not
> a function itself.

Hmm, perhaps we need to edit CodingGuidelines to make it clear
that the 'extern' keyword is not needed on _function_ declarations
only. ;-)

Because, ...

[snip]

>  /* global flag to enable extra checks when accessing packed objects */
> -extern int do_check_packed_object_crc;
> +int do_check_packed_object_crc;

... removing this 'extern' on an int variable sends 'sparse'
into a frenzy of warnings! :-D

[You didn't use a global s/extern// by any chance?]

ATB,
Ramsay Jones