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Re: [RFC] Add __initbss section

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add __initbss section
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 15:00:06 +0100
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, Oct 11, 2007 at 02:35:20PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki 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.

Beofore applying the previously mentioned fixes I spoke to them but they
were not very inclined to consider the gcc behaviour a bug.

  Ralf

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