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re-initializing static variables

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Maybe a dumb question; but is there a way to re-initialize static variables? I have this right now, and it's not pretty:
static double start = timeGetTime();
if (start == -1) start = timeGetTime();

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As far as i am aware you use static variables like any other, the static keyword simply means that it is initialised to zero and the typical other functonality.

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I meant static in the context of a function.

I have a hard-coded animation where this function is called during the animation loop, but I want the static variable reset after the animation is done to prepare for the next animation.

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Alright, thanks. Would be nice to use "delete" or something so the variable gets initialized next time the function is called :) oh, well...

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