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   Date: 	Tue, 5 Sep 2000 21:32:45 -0400 (EDT)
From: Alexander Viro <aviro@redhat.com>

On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > gcc -O2 -c t.c
> > strings t.o | grep hhh
> hhhhhhh
Eww... Do they _ever_ remove dead code?

They remove the code, they just forget to mark the string in the data
section as unused and thus still emit it.

Later,
David S. Miller
davem@redhat.com
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