Subject: Re: sparc ELF kernels with a miniroot are broken.
To: Todd Whitesel <email@example.com>
From: Gandhi woulda smacked you <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/24/1999 18:37:12
On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Todd Whitesel wrote:
# > But if the .bss section doesn't have any contents, why is its size
# > registered at $23d54?
# Because its contents are implicitly all zeros.
I mistook "no contents" to mean "zero length" as opposed to "no meaningful
bytes", I failed to recognize the difference between, effectively,
(char *)"" and (char *)0.