[U-Boot-Users] Why are some global vars part of the image, and some not?
timur at freescale.com
Sat Nov 4 02:38:43 CET 2006
Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Since you complained about a problem where I could not see any (at
> least none that was not clearly documented) I was not sure if your
> expectation of "global" was correct, i. e. if you were aware of the
> differences between "global" on file level versus "global" in the
> meaning of "external" to the linker.
I was aware, I just didn't think it mattered for the issue that I was
> Then you must make sure that even zero-initialized data don't get
> placed in bss, and your approach was correct.
What about modifying the linker script so that all of bss is merged into
the image, i.e. treat it like 'data'?
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