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Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 17:50:15 +0100
From: Markus Wichmann <>
Cc: Rui Ueyama <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Explicitly pass the -fno-common flag

On Sat, Jan 08, 2022 at 08:49:17PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> The one time bss is significantly preferable to common is for
> zero-initialized const objects (rare but they might appear in some
> places) since commons don't actually get made const. I don't think we
> have any of those that are commons now though.

Wait, that's a possibility? I thought all constant data would be added
to .rodata. I thought that was the whole point of .rodata.


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