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> > Why would changing to array notation change the mergability of these 
> > symbols? I have seen gcc guessing that a static array is constant 
> > (without the const declaration) so it can optimize more (which I guess 
> > also means removing duplicates).
> Ah, I didn't know that. Does it mean that the compiler will emit the same
> address to static variables in different modules? That's weird, but I guess
> allowed by the standard...

It is weird and wrong. As someone already mentioned, distinct variables
must have distinct addresses.

-- Roberto