Re: Hep

James Kanze <>
Wed, 21 May 2008 13:25:19 -0700 (PDT)
On 21 mai, 20:40, "Alf P. Steinbach" <> wrote:

* Fernando G=F3mez:

On May 21, 5:54 am, "Alf P. Steinbach" <> wrote:

* Manmeet:

Problem is regarding the global variables.
Can anyone guide me on this issue.

It's simple: avoid global variables.

Use a Singleton instead?

Well, that would be good idea, even if many good people
caution against it.

Any that have any real experience with large applications?

With regards to global variables (including singletons), for the
most part, you do want to avoid mutable ones (althouth there are
also a few exceptions there---keeping track of the worst error
seen, in order to determine the return code, for example), but I
know of a couple of idioms which count on the execution of
static initializers to work.

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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