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    SubjectRe: Writable global section?
    "Richard B. Johnson" <> writes:

    |> Well, yes I found out.. This anomaly with the assembler.....
    |> .section .data
    |> .global pars
    |> .type pars,@object
    |> .size pars,4
    |> .align 4
    |> pars: .long 0
    |> .end
    |> I accidentally left out .size, guess what? Even though I had an
    |> offset recognized and a ".long", initialized to 0, there was no
    |> space allocated and therefore the seg-fault. I would have seen
    |> this, but the problem doesn't exist if the ".section" is ".bss",
    |> the first section I was messing with. Go figure?

    I think this problem only exists on platforms with COPY relocations.


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