[openbeos] Re: -Wmissing-prototypes

  • From: "Andrew Bachmann" <shatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 00:33:51 -0800 PST

burton666@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >There's a function called control_hook.  It is defined in a prototype  prior 
> >to 
> >its use in device_hooks.  Since control_hook actually
> >performs a number of different behaviors, depending on the
> >argument, each was broken out into a separate function, which was
> >defined before control_hook.  No other functions are going to call
> >these functions, so there's really no point to define prototypes for
> >them in the header or anywhere else.
> What about defining them as static ? That would remove the warning, and if 
> they aren't used 
> anywhere else, it's ok to do that.

This seems like the winning suggestion to me.  Just another wacky C thing.
This is why I don't do drivers I guess. (heh)


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