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Re: Bug: BSS segment in COFF files
> If you run gcc with '--save-temps' flag, and then look into
> 'yourfile.s' file, you'll see that uninitialized data is tagged as
> "common" (using '.comm' directive) and is put to bss only by linker
> when final executable is created. To turn this feature off, use
> '-fno-common' flag when compiling your object file.
This works, however only if the variables are non-static. If a
variable is static the .comm directive is still used.
> Not sure if it's all that needed to link gcc-produced object files
> with watcom linker, though. For instance, for function 'func ()' gcc
> uses _func as symbol name in object files while watcom uses 'func_'.
The only problem is that some functions call external functions
like _log10. Is the cygwin1.dll source code of that function available?
I did a quick search in CVS but couldn't find it.
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