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    SubjectRe: how interesting are data->bss patches?
    > On Sat, 23 Sep 2000 20:59:59 -0500 (CDT), 
    > Peter Samuelson <> wrote:
    > >(A related question: __initdata *does* have to be initialized, right?)
    > If __initdata is not initialized then it ends up in the global .bss.
    > This would defeat the purpose of using __initdata.

    I am glad this was mentioned... It is a valid use of __initdata for
    static variables which you want to go away after boot. There might be
    some wasted space lurking here and there due to un-init'd __initdata


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