[LLVMdev] [patch] emit .weak for zero initialized weak variables

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Sat Dec 16 13:59:35 PST 2006

On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, [UTF-8] Rafael Esp?ndola wrote:

> The attached patches makes all backends print a .weak directive for
> zero initialized variables. GCC does it on x86-64 and ARM. I assume
> that it should be done on all architectures.
> The patch also adds a test to the ARM backend? Should I copy it to all 
> backends?

I'm not sure this is right.  C code like this:

int X;

should compile to a .comm directive, not a .weak directive, right?



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