Help with linker script to relocate a .note section

Daniel Jacobowitz
Tue Jan 8 15:02:00 GMT 2008

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 12:11:49PM -0500, Paul Koning wrote:
>  Alan> You can't do this, unless you make a loadable note section.
>  Alan> All load, alloc sections get placed first in the file, then
>  Alan> non-loaded sections.
> I remember I had this work once early on (but at that time the linker
> had a bug so it would create the section but wouldn't put stuff in it,
> or something like that).
> Having the ability to put NOTE sections up front is useful because
> they can then be used to put markers in the image that are seen when
> it is loaded.  That's what I needed to do.  In the end I ended up
> creating a custom tool to create the NOTE section directly, rather
> than relying on compiler/linker to do it.

How does this conflict with what Alan said?  Make the note loadable.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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