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Re: missed uninitialised variable warning


On Aug  4, 2003, Michael Matz <matz@suse.de> wrote:

> On Sun, 3 Aug 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:

>> int foo(void)
>> {
>> int i = i;
>> return i;
>> }

> That's a feature.

Not really.  At some point I thought it was, and even argued for it,
but then I was convinced with hard data that it was just a bug that
I'd happened to take for a feature, and that it was actually
undesirable, but hard to fix.

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