Re: 2.1.22 unneeded global symbols

Alan Cox (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 18:50:23 +0000 (GMT)

> Nobody has suggested making *every* symbol static, only those symbols
> which are currently external and are not referenced by name from other
> sources. The above example is a valid case where flobble has to be
> non-static and does not apply to the real problem.

The point I was making was that the script incorrectly generates tons
of network noise as there are a lot of network routines assigned to
variables from other modules and ideally that is something the script
could filter.