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Date:	Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:02:09 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/10] can: Remove extern from function prototypes

From: Marc Kleine-Budde <>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 09:37:12 +0200

> On 09/24/2013 12:11 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
>> There are a mix of function prototypes with and without extern
>> in the kernel sources.  Standardize on not using extern for
>> function prototypes.
>> Function prototypes don't need to be written with extern.
>> extern is assumed by the compiler.  Its use is as unnecessary as
>> using auto to declare automatic/local variables in a block.
>> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <>
> Thx, added to linux-can-next. The patch will be included in the next
> pull request to David.

Marc, I'm trying to just quickly apply these all into my tree directly.

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