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/* Create new COMMON symbol.
Copyright (C) 2002 Red Hat, Inc.
This file is part of Red Hat elfutils.
Written by Ulrich Drepper <>, 2002.
Red Hat elfutils is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.
Red Hat elfutils is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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# include <config.h>
#include <inttypes.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <libasmP.h>
#include <system.h>
/* Object for special COMMON section. */
static const AsmScn_t __libasm_com_scn =
.data = {
.main = {
.scn = ASM_COM_SCN
AsmSym_t *
asm_newcomsym (ctx, name, size, align)
AsmCtx_t *ctx;
const char *name;
GElf_Xword size;
GElf_Addr align;
AsmSym_t *result;
if (ctx == NULL)
/* Something went wrong before. */
return NULL;
/* Common symbols are public. Therefore the user must provide a
name. */
if (name == NULL)
__libasm_seterrno (ASM_E_INVALID);
return NULL;
rwlock_wrlock (ctx->lock);
result = (AsmSym_t *) malloc (sizeof (AsmSym_t));
if (result == NULL)
return NULL;
result->scn = (AsmScn_t *) &__libasm_com_scn;
result->size = size;
/* XXX Do we have to allow a different type? */
result->type = STT_OBJECT;
/* XXX Do we have to allow a different binding? */
result->binding = STB_GLOBAL;
result->symidx = 0;
result->strent = ebl_strtabadd (ctx->symbol_strtab, name, 0);
/* The value of a COM symbol is the alignment. Since there are no
subsection and the initial offset of the section is 0 we can get
the alignment recorded by storing it into the offset field. */
result->offset = align;
if (unlikely (ctx->textp))
fprintf (ctx->out.file, "\t.comm %s, %" PRIuMAX ", %" PRIuMAX "\n",
name, (uintmax_t) size, (uintmax_t) align);
/* Put the symbol in the hash table so that we can later find it. */
if (asm_symbol_tab_insert (&ctx->symbol_tab, elf_hash (name), result)
!= 0)
/* The symbol already exists. */
__libasm_seterrno (ASM_E_DUPLSYM);
free (result);
result = NULL;
else if (name != NULL && asm_emit_symbol_p (name))
/* Only count non-private symbols. */
rwlock_unlock (ctx->lock);
return result;