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Re: [RFC] Add __initbss section

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add __initbss section
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 14:35:20 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>, Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>, linux-mips <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Thu, 11 Oct 2007, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> I think gcc should probably put the jump table into a .subsection if
> a section was explicitly requested, at least for non-PIC code.

 Has anybody filed a bug report?  The GCC maintainers may well not be 
aware of the problem and some arcane ways of use exercised by Linux.

  Maciej

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