(an absolute expression) bytes for a local common denoted by symbol
. The section and value of symbol
are those of the new local common. The addresses are allocated in the bss section, so that at run-time the bytes start off zeroed. Since symbol
is not declared global, it is normally not visible to
. The optional third parameter, alignment
, specifies the desired alignment of the symbol in the bss section.
This directive is only available for COFF based x86 targets.