Strange strings in GCC compiled code

Eli Zaretskii
Thu Sep 30 19:57:00 GMT 1999

> But if (as is likely) binutils seeks down the file and does a write
> then junk is exposed if not overwritten.

I don't think Binutils work this way, at least not on all platforms.
Also, if this *does* happen, the junk usually comes from memory, not
from the disk.

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