Help needed - defining the output section order

Nick Clifton
Tue Aug 23 08:19:00 GMT 2005

Hi Simon,

> Here is the script:

> {
>    headers PT_PHDR PHDRS ;
>    interp PT_INTERP ;
>    text PT_LOAD FILEHDR ;
>    data PT_LOAD ;
>    dynamic PT_DYNAMIC ;
>    extra PT_LOAD ;
> }

> Well, it works. Sort of. The resulting executable now is >130 MB in
> size, and completely broken:

Oh well.  It looks like you will need to sprinkle :text and :data 
liberally through the SECTIONS command then to make sure that sections 
are placed into the right segments.


PS.  Yes this is difficult but then you are trying to make the linker do 
something that it was not designed to do. :-(

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