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Re: 3.3 problem of -fzero-initialized-in-bss w/-ffreestanding


On Mon, 2003-07-14 at 10:44, Kaveh R. Ghazi wrote:
>  > From: "David O'Brien" <obrien@FreeBSD.org>
>  > 
>  > GCC 3.3 now has -fzero-initialized-in-bss as the default.  That is fine
>  > and dandy for userland programs.  But it caused a major problem for the
>  > FreeBSD kernel when we upgraded from 3.2.2 to 3.3.1 [snapshot].
>  > 
>  > -no-zero-initialized-in-bss should be the default when -ffreestanding is
>  > specified -- GCC should not^H^H^Hcannot make assumptions about when BSS
>  > zeroing occurs in an -ffreestanding environment.
>  > 
>  > Can this change be made for 3.3.1 release?
>  > -- David  (obrien@FreeBSD.org)

I think we're past that point in the 3.3.1 release process.

If, however, all of the embedded people think this is the right change,
and there's a nice simple patch, we could consider doing it.

We can certainly do it in 3.3.2.

Thanks,

-- 
Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com>
CodeSourcery, LLC


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