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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:38:03 -0700
From:   Andi Kleen <>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <>
Cc:     Andi Kleen <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/17] x86, lto: Mark all top level asm statements as

On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 06:03:59PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Andi,
> On Thu, 21 Mar 2019, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > With gcc 8 toplevel assembler statements that do not mark themselves
> > as .text may end up in other sections.
> Which is clearly a change in behaviour. Is that intended or just yet
> another feature of GCC?

I'm not sure it's a new behavior, but I've seen it first
with gcc 8.

> Your subject says: 'x86, lto:'
> So is this a LTO related problem or is the section randomization
> independent of LTO?

The basic behavior is independent of LTO, but I've only seen
failures with LTO. But I believe in theory it could lead
to failures even without LTO.


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