[patch 1/3] Add BSS to resource tree

Andrew Morton akpm at linux-foundation.org
Thu Oct 18 18:37:51 EDT 2007

On Fri, 19 Oct 2007 00:18:13 +0200
Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org> wrote:

> And I recall that extern char sym[] is considered correct by binutils 
> people - but I'm not 100% sure and google did not give me an appropriate hit.

An ancient memory tells me that these things are traditionally
declared as plain old int:

extern int start;
extern int edata;


disagrees with me.

http://www.psych.upenn.edu/~saul/parasite/man/man3/end.3.html agrees with me

http://docsrv.sco.com:507/en/man/html.S/end.S.html agrees with me

http://www.rocketaware.com/man/man3/end.3.htm agrees with me

http://bama.ua.edu/cgi-bin/man-cgi?etext+3C agrees with me

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