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SubjectRe: changed section attributes
Keith Owens wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000 16:29:16 +0200,
> Petko Manolov <> wrote:
> >I wonder why the compiler decides to add ".section
> >.modinfo,"a",@progbits"
> >May be this is the thing which should be fixed.
> That is just gcc speak for section .modinfo is marked as allocated,
> type progbits. Read the ELF standard if you want to know more.

I already red the info as pages, but the description was too brief.

If this is default gcc behavior then it seems that changing to latest
modutils is the only option ;-)

I wonder if Linus will apply your patch.

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