as memory use for large bss arrays

Andreas Schwab
Fri Jan 11 19:07:00 GMT 2008

Andi Kleen <> writes:

> I made a mistake last night where I accidentially created an (uninitialized)
> global array in C that was several hundred TB large.  gcc didn't have much
> trouble with it, but gas seemed to try to put it all into memory. 

I cannot reproduce that.  Care to provide a test case?


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