end, etext, edata --
last locations in program
These names refer neither to routines
nor to locations with interesting contents;
only their addresses are meaningful.
The address of etext
is the first address above the program text.
The address of edata
is the first address above the initialized
The address of end is the first
address above the uninitialized data region.
When execution begins, the program break
(the first location beyond the data)
but the program break may be reset by
the standard input/output library
by the profile
and so on.
Thus, the current value of the program break
should be determined by
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