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Re: What have you done to strings!
- From: Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>
- To: Tristan Gingold <gingold at adacore dot com>, Andreas Schwab <schwab at linux-m68k dot org>
- Cc: Russell Fulton <r dot fulton at auckland dot ac dot nz>, "binutils at sourceware dot org" <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:41:00 -0600
- Subject: Re: What have you done to strings!
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On 10/29/14 02:46, Tristan Gingold wrote:
Agreed. Actually I've been using -a for the last 20+ years simply
because I want to see all the strings regarldess of where in the file
they might appear.
On 29 Oct 2014, at 09:42, Andreas Schwab <email@example.com> wrote:
Tristan Gingold <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Nowadays (and since 'const' is part of C), strings and const are in
Nowadays they are in .rodata.
Ok, in the code segment if you prefer. But the point is that 35 years ago
they would be displayed by strings, and nowadays you need strings -a. So,
I think the compatibility argument is not pertinent.