On 04/13/2018 07:03 AM, Bruno Haible wrote:
what was the motivation of changing 'static inline' to 'static' - other than "it's not needed"
Partly so that the relevant modules wouldn't require AC_C_INLINE. As I vaguely recall, I wanted to work around issues when gcc -fno-inline was used. This was during the reorganization when we got Gnulib to work better with extern inline and C11.
Simplicity is good too....