How to inform the linker not to produce any data for a .bss section?

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Sun Dec 9 20:07:00 GMT 2007


On Sun, Dec 09, 2007 at 10:50:50AM +0800, PRC wrote:
>   2 .bss          00000620  811eeb00  811eeb00  00002b00  2**3
>                   ALLOC

> The linker create a real '.bss' section in the output ELF file and
> store some data inside the section, which greatly increase the size
> of the ELF file. 

No, it didn't.  It takes up no space in the file because it does not
have the CONTENTS flag.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery



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