[Mono-list] mcs bug, using non-initialized static member variables?

Talbott Crowell tcrowell@thirdm.com
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 10:20:11 -0400

> 1 - doing nothing: the runtime initializes objects to null (for 
> value types 
> it not advisable to do that).
> .. private static int counter;

Why is is not advisable to do that?  Should all static value type
variables be explicitly initilized to work properly in Mono?  Is
this a temporary issue?