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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 01/15] Add new macros for page-aligned data and bss sections.
    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 "".
    > Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <>
    > Cc: Sam Ravnborg <>

    Acked-by: David Howells <>

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