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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Important per-cpu fix.
   From: Rusty Russell <>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 18:06:19 +1000

On 3 Sep 2002 21:52:45 -0700
"H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:

> gcc puts all uninitialized variables in .bss, and it apparently can't
> be overridden. This seems to be a side effect of the way gcc handles
> common variables.

Err... no, as I said, it doesn't happen with 2.95.4 or 3.0.4.

But note that older GCCs do have the problem and it isn't platform
specific at all.
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