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Re: Linkonce vs comdat
> It is not the same. As the codesourcery page implies without really
> stating explicitly, there are several different implementations which
> could all be called COMDAT. I believe the name `COMDAT' was
> introduced by the Microsoft PE format.
As I recall there was a record by that name in Microsoft and IBM's OMF
(object module format) that was used for DOS, early Windows and OS/2.
Even earlier than PE!
I think it was a contraction for COMMON DATA, but my memory is fading
James Lemke email@example.com Barrie, Ontario