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Re: String literals in __init functions


On Thu, 26 Mar 2015, Joe Perches wrote:

> > I'd have thought that a function-wide
> > 	__attribute__((__string_section__(foo))
> > wouldn't be a ton of work to implement.
> 
> Maybe not.
> 
> Could some future version of gcc move string constants
> in a function to a specific section marked in a manner
> similar to what Andrew described above?

Putting string constants in a special section is an old project idea at 
<http://gcc.gnu.org/projects/optimize.html#putting_constants_in_special_sections>.  
I still think support for that would make sense.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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