Erik Faye-Lund <> writes:

> On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:19 AM, David Kastrup <> wrote:
>> Chris Packham <> writes:
>>> On 28/05/14 18:14, Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
>>>>  static void clear_progress_signal(void)
>>>>  {
>>>>      struct itimerval v = {{0,},};
>>>> +    struct sigaction sa;
>>>> +
>>>> +    memset(&sa, 0, sizeof(sa));
>>>> +    sa.sa_handler = SIG_IGN;
>>> A C99 initialiser here would save the call to memset. Unfortunately
>>> Documentation/CodingGuidelines is fairly clear on not using C99
>>> initialisers, given the fact we're now at git 2.0 maybe it's time to
>>> revisit this policy?
>> If I look at the initialization of v in the context immediately above
>> the new code, it would appear that somebody already revisited this
>> policy.
> Huh, the initialization of v doesn't use C99-features...?

Well, for me anything post-K&R apparently is C99.


I have to admit that gcc -c -ansi -std=c89 -pedantic does not complain,
so that makes it quite probable that I was erring somewhat on the side
of the ancient ones and zeros.

David Kastrup
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