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Posts tagged linkage

For questions about linkage, which describes how names can or can not refer to the same entity throughout the whole program or one single translation unit.
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Q&A What are disadvantages of static functions (ie functions with internal linkage) in C?

Functions in C have external linkage by default. In other words, the storage class specifier extern is applied to functions by default, with the effect that they are visible to all translation unit...

3 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by Lover of Structure‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Dirk Herrmann‭

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Q&A What does the static keyword do in C?

What exactly does the static keyword do in C? I have seen it used in several diverse contexts: 1) As a variable outside a function: #include <stdio.h> static int x = 5; int main (void) ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Lundin‭