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Date:	Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:17:54 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
To:	Joe Perches <>
cc:, "David S. Miller" <>,,
	Pablo Neira Ayuso <>,
	Patrick McHardy <>,
	Jozsef Kadlecsik <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 11/12] netfilter: Remove extern from function

On Monday 2013-09-23 20:37, 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.

Or you could just extern all functions for consistency with variables.
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