strange (to me...) gcc behaviour

John Love-Jensen
Wed Jan 4 16:30:00 GMT 2006

Hi Nir,

> so, why am i sending this to gcc-help? my question is, can gcc really
> rely on the operating system to clear out the bss segment, and place
> zero initialized variables in the bss?

Yes, GCC can really rely on the OS to clear out the BSS.


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