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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/34] __initdata cleanup
On 2/9/07, Andrew Morton <> wrote:
> If we really do have a problem here it'd be better to fix it in some
> central and global fashion: either by ensuring that each architecture's
> startup code will zero this memory or by some compiler/linker option such
> as -fno-common.

But what about the variables that are not in global scope?
As I understand from init.h description:
"Don't forget to initialize data not at file scope, i.e. within a function,
as gcc otherwise puts the data into the bss section and not into the init

Best Regards,
Alon Bar-Lev.
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