How to make section take no space in output file?
Mon Jan 14 12:07:00 GMT 2008
On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 02:11:31PM -0800, Rick Mann wrote:
> They are not memory-mapped devices; they're strictly allocated RAM. The
> only requirement is that they be of specific size and alignment, and I'd
> like for the linker to just assign addresses accordingly. However, in the
> output file, they don't need to exist at all; I just want references to
> the symbols to have the right values at run time.
I do not believe GCC offers an attribute to do what you want. But
it's easy to do in assembly. Look at the gcc -S output for a large
uninitialized array in .bss, and do it just like that with a different
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