Devin Hussey <> wrote:
> I would like to contribute to dash, but I am worried about formatting.
> Dash has mixed formatting styles, which makes it confusing to
> contribute, and I think it would be beneficial to pick a formatting
> style and stick to it.

Well, dash came from NetBSD so that provides the base layer for
formatting.  Any new addition/modification should be formatted like
the Linux kernel.
> I would also like to know what
> #define STATIC static
> is for.
> It isn't a complete replacement for "static", every C compiler
> *should* support static, and it never seems to be redefined as
> anything else. Is there some hidden meaning for this? All it seems to
> do is mess up readability.

It's just obsolete NetBSD baggage.

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