On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Sam Roberts wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 02:25:43AM +0900, noreply / rubyforge.org wrote:
>> uninitialized variable 'overriding' in function rb_syswait()
>
> In C, static variables are default initialized to 0.
>

Since when? Usualy passing debug flag do compiler does that..
But it is not guaranted. If you are speaking about GCC.. it *might*
be true.. But we are not using only GCC to compile Ruby.