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    SubjectRe: const __init

    On 05.21 Richard Henderson wrote:
    > On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 01:07:50PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
    > > does cause a section conflict, egcs 1.1.2.
    > >
    > > Interestingly enough, if var[12] are together, without the intervening
    > > text, then gcc does not flag an error, instead it puts both variables
    > > in section .data.init and marks it as read only. This looks like a bug
    > > in gcc.
    >
    > Fixed in compilers newer than 2 years old.
    >

    Somebody should officially certify 2.95.2 (or better 2.95.3, if all the
    kernel related bugs are solved), and change:

    "The recommended compiler for the kernel is egcs 1.1.2 (gcc 2.91.66), and it
    should be used when you need absolute stability. You may use gcc 2.95.x
    instead if you wish, although it may cause problems."

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    J.A. Magallon # Let the source be with you...
    mailto:jamagallon@able.es
    Linux Mandrake release 8.1 (Cooker) for i586
    Linux werewolf 2.4.4-ac11 #2 SMP Fri May 18 12:27:06 CEST 2001 i686

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