Followup to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
By author: Ulrich Drepper <email@example.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> "Adam J. Richter" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > >Shouldn't a compiler be able to deal with this instead?
> > Yes.
> No. gcc must not do this. There are situations where you must place
> a zero-initialized variable in .data. It is a programmer problem.
And this cannot be decorated with __attribute__((section(".data")))
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