Re: [PATCH] Generic dead function optimisation

From: Olaf Titz (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 13:01:31 EST

> funca and funcb can be called from outside the module. They are still
> declared static. If you trust static to mean ``cannot be called from outside''
> you'll quickly fall flat onto your face.

That's not what I wrote. "static" means _this symbol_ can not be
referenced from outside the compilation unit. In your example the
symbol is referenced only inside the module, by the structure


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