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Re: [IDE] Fix build bug

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: [IDE] Fix build bug
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 17:05:29 +0100
Cc: Sam Ravnborg <>, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>, Andrew Morton <>,,,
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On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 03:47:16PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > So we can avoid this if we invent a __constinitdata tag that uses
> > a new section?
>  That would do.
> > I ask mainly to understand this error - not that I am that found
> > of the idea.
>  Somebody wants to mix up read-only and read/write data in the same 
> section and GCC quite legitimately complains about it.  You cannot have 
> both at a time.

My interpretation is that it would be perfectly ok for a C compiler to
do minimal handling of const by only throwing errors for attempted
assignments to const objects but otherwise treating them as if they
were non-const, that is for example putting them into an r/w section.


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