Re: [PATCH] USB Elan FTDI: check for workqueue creation

From: Cyrill Gorcunov
Date: Fri Feb 23 2007 - 03:13:15 EST

On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 11:57:38PM -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
| On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 10:53:22 +0300, Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
| > | > -static struct workqueue_struct *status_queue;
| > | > +static struct workqueue_struct *status_queue = NULL;
| > | You better drop this part. Someone is bound to object.
| > actually I don't understand why... Event on ftdi_elan_exit()
| > status_queue is setting up to NULL. And what is bound to object?
| > Could you write more detailed?
| All these variables are static, they are already initialized to zero.
| -- Pete


I may be wrong, but a lot of the kernel code have static pointers
initialized to NULL with explicit manner... More over I always thought
that _static_ is not mean _initialized to zero_. I think _static_ is
just the method to _hide_ variables in the file (as ANSI C describes).
Am I wrong?


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