ARM position-independent code problem

Andrew Haley
Mon Feb 4 13:46:00 GMT 2019

On 2/1/19 3:05 PM, David Sherman wrote:

> Is that the trick?  Once I took out the static keyword, the second
> one did access correctly.  So am I correct in learning that static
> variables within a module that is to be position-independent cannot
> be statics?

Yeah, that makes sense. GCC is assuming that data declared as static
will be directly accessed. But, but... how are they accessed? Can you
show us the code that is generated? Which Arm variant is this?

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
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