[jhc] Garbage collector on OS X

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Sun Jul 11 19:25:10 EDT 2010

On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 11:56:01PM +0100, Max Bolingbroke wrote:
> Are you expecting the _start and _end labels to be defined in the .s
> file output by GCC? I can't see anything like them in the -S output.
> If not, what library do they originate from?

Neither, they are generated by the linker on linux, I guess they just
don't exist on OSX.

> Is there any other information you might be able to use to figure out this bug?

No, I was just hoping one of those might be an easy fix. The _start,_end
mechanism is pretty much a hack anyway, I was going to replace it with a
more reliable mechanism in any case.


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