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RE: extern keyword

From: Bill Tutt <billtut_at_microsoft.com>
Date: 2000-09-07 22:09:48 CEST

However.... If you're thinking about making any of the parts of Subversion
into a shared library
It's best to decide explicity up front which APIs you want to export.
(Windows porting, and all that fun gunk)


 -----Original Message-----
From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2000 12:57 PM
To: dev@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: extern keyword

I've noticed that svn_fs.h uses the "extern" keyword for all of its function
declarations. None of the headers in the rest of Subversion, APR, or Neon
use that style, so I would recommend dropping it.

IIRC, ANSI states that a prototype is a declaration if there is no body
associated with the thing. The extern then becomes superfluous.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:07 2006

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