Subject: Re: one of these things is not like the other...
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/1997 16:31:56
On Wed, 23 Jul 1997, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> Also, I believe that uninitialized variable detection is done by the
> optimizer during flow analysis, not by the front end..

Whether or not this is exactly the case, I can verify that it is a problem
that doesn't show up until you specify -O2 (-O or no optimization does not
trigger the problem).  This is one of the less significant reasons the
NetBSD/mac68k kernel was not compiled with -O2 until relatively recently.