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Re: SHN_MIPS_SCOMMON

To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: SHN_MIPS_SCOMMON
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2001 20:55:02 +0200
Cc: Greg Satz <satz@ayrnetworks.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010721104144.A17894@lucon.org>; from hjl@lucon.org on Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 10:41:44AM -0700
References: <20010721033019.A22637@bacchus.dhis.org> <B77EA5E8.883E%satz@ayrnetworks.com> <20010721141119.A25053@bacchus.dhis.org> <20010721104144.A17894@lucon.org>
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On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 10:41:44AM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:

> > .scommon shouldn't ever be in a kernel object.  It seems that ld started
> > to move .common objects to .scommon from a certain version on, so 2.4.5
> 
> Send me a testcase. I will fix the linker.

There is no linker bug, this is just the GP optimization in action.

  Ralf

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