Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/02/12:51:36

From: khan AT xraylith DOT wisc DOT edu (Mumit Khan)
Subject: Re: egcs-1.1b
2 Oct 1998 12:51:36 -0700 :
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References: <19981002151430 DOT A16550 AT cygnus DOT com>
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To: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Cc: Corinna Vinschen <corinna DOT vinschen AT cityweb DOT de>,
cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

On Fri, 2 Oct 1998, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> The .text section won't be physically copied by fork since it is
> read-only, isn't it?  it will be loaded by Windows from disk
> automatically.  If const data is going in .text I don't see any reason
> to also add NO_COPY.

Thanks for the correction. I was confusing .text with .data. As far I can
tell, you don't need NO_COPY for C++ const variables (even if it goes to
the .rdata in the future, that should still be ok for the same reason).


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