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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/11] x86: Use macros for .data.page_aligned.
Tim Abbott wrote:
> .data.page_aligned should not need a separate output section. So, as
> part of this cleanup I moved it into the .data output section in the
> linker scripts in order to eliminate unnecessary references to the
> section name.

"Should not need" is one thing, but personally I find that it enhances
debuggability to not merge input sections with different attributes too
much. They still get merged into single segments.

-hpa

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H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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