Re: Spurious symbol 'foo' was not declared

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On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 04:16:37PM -0400, Morten Welinder wrote:
> I think sparse issues a spurious warning about "static" for this program.
> Right?
> 
> Morten
> 
> static void foo (int);
> void foo (int a) { }
> 
> welinder@anemone:~> cgcc -Wall -c sss.c
> sss.c:2:6: warning: symbol 'foo' was not declared. Should it be static?
> sss.c:2: warning: ‘foo’ defined but not used

The second warning comes from gcc, I think.  But yes, the first warning
represents a long-standing sparse bug; "static" in the prototype doesn't
propagate to the definition.

- Josh Triplett
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