Small security patches

Pierre A. Humblet
Thu Dec 12 08:33:00 GMT 2002

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> Actually, if you can get away without using a
> constructor that would be best.  Constructors are a noticeable part of
> cygwin's startup cost.

- Is there a C++ way to initialize a constant class and have it in the .text 
  section, as "const int i = 1;" would be?
- If not, I can get the desired effect by using gcc "Asm Labels", like
  int foo asm ("myfoo") = 2;
  Would that be acceptable in Cygwin?


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