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

Andreas Schwab
Sat May 15 14:19:00 GMT 2010

Miro Kropacek <> writes:

> To your knowledge, would my proposal (default/hard coded align of 1
> byte plus explicit ALIGN directive in linker script) fix this
> situation for a.out format?

The padding depends on the alignment of the *input* sections, which is
unknown.  There is no way the a.out format can be "fixed".


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