[PATCH v1] Arm64: Remove unnecessary keyword 'extern' from proc-fns.h

Will Deacon will.deacon at arm.com
Tue Aug 19 13:29:20 PDT 2014

On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 08:42:51PM +0100, Geoff Levand wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-08-19 at 14:28 +0530, Arun Chandran wrote:
> > As the functions have external linkage by default, the extern
> > keyword is irrelevant here.
> extern is used to say that the storage of a variable is done
> somewhere else.  It marks a statement as a declaration when
> there is ambiguity about if the statement is a definition or
> declaration.  Since function prototypes are not definitions,
> extern doesn't have any effect on them.  It is not really
> related to linkage or scope.

Regardless, this patch doesn't apply.


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