1.7 -fcommon, -fno-common
Generates common zero-initialized values for tentative definitions.
Tentative definitions are declarations of variables with no storage
class and no initializer.
-fcommon option places the tentative
definitions in a common block. This common definition is not associated with any
particular section or object, so multiple definitions resolve to a single definition
at link time.
-fno-common option generates
individual zero-initialized definitions for tentative definitions. These
zero-initialized definitions are placed in a ZI section in the generated object.
Multiple definitions of the same symbol in different files can cause a
L6200E: Symbol multiply defined linker error, because
the individual definitions clash with each other.
The default is