[parisc-linux] _end symbol in parisc linux?
Jeffrey A Law
Thu, 11 Nov 1999 10:32:26 -0700
In message <199911111614.JAA19293@debian.fc.hp.com>you write:
> Perhaps you'd be kind enough to write a scrap of assembly magic
> which performs the subspace trick you mentioned earlier? Yeah
> it may be ugly and still language-system dependent, but without access
> to the SOM header at boot time there's not a prettier option.
Or something close to that.
What it does is create a new data section $AFTERBSS$ which has a sort key
greater than $BSS$ ($BSS$'s sort key is 82). Within that section we define
one symbol "_end".