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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 01/15] Add new macros for page-aligned data and bss sections.
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Tim Abbott <tabbott@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> This patch is preparation for replacing most uses of
> ".bss.page_aligned" and ".data.page_aligned" in the kernel with
> macros, so that the section name can later be changed without having
> to touch a lot of the kernel.
>
> The long-term goal here is to be able to change the kernel's magic
> section names to those that are compatible with -ffunction-sections
> -fdata-sections. This requires renaming all magic sections with names
> of the form ".data.foo".
>
> Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@mit.edu>
> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>

Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>


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