Re: [PATCH 07/19] staging: most: Remove unnecessary externs

From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Fri Aug 14 2015 - 06:50:48 EST

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 10:36:35AM +0200, Andrey Shvetsov wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 02:51:22PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > Using 'extern' is not necessary for function prototypes.
> >
> We use them to mark dependency inversions (callbacks).
> I thought about comments instead of, but I'm not sure what is worse.

I have never heard of anyone using the extern keyword to mean that
before so I feel like it doesn't work as a "putting extern means the
code documents itself".

dan carpenter

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