[Gc] Uninitialized GC_threads and dll_thread_table vars

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Mon Oct 20 17:54:24 PDT 2008


I'm not sure what you mean by "common" here.  I ususally think of "common" and "bss" as approximate synonyms.  I believe they do both need to be zero initialized.

Hans

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> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Ivan Maidanski
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> Subject: [Gc] Uninitialized GC_threads and dll_thread_table vars
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> Hi!
>
> Is it safe to place GC_threads (both on Unix and Win32) and
> dll_thread_table (on Win32) to "common" section (instead of
> "bss")? It seems to me that not...
>
> Bye.
>
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