Reserve length (an absolute expression) bytes for a local common
denoted by symbol. The section and value of symbol are
those of the new local common. The addresses are allocated in the bss
section, so that at run-time the bytes start off zeroed. Symbol
is not declared global (see
.global), so is normally
not visible to
Some targets permit a third argument to be used with
argument specifies the desired alignment of the symbol in the bss section.
The syntax for
.lcomm differs slightly on the HPPA. The syntax is
`symbol .lcomm, length'; symbol is optional.