Is it possible to remove section padding from in as/ld?

Vincent Rivière
Sat May 15 11:14:00 GMT 2010

Miro Kropacek wrote:
> What does happen when one specifies alignment of 1 byte (i.e. no align
> at all) in binutils and then use .[b]align ? Will be sections / code
> correctly aligned?

I think if you force an alignment of 2**0 with the current linker script, 
any alignment directive will be ignored, including ".even". Of course this 
would be catastrophic. However you should try that to see how it really behaves.

Vincent Rivière

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