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

Miro Kropacek
Sat May 15 14:26:00 GMT 2010

> The padding depends on the alignment of the *input* sections, which is
> unknown.  There is no way the a.out format can be "fixed".
Now you've lost me -- if we know it's m68k/a.out and as/ld use the
same BFD and therefore same padding, it is known, isn't it? We only
don't know what was the real length (how many padded bytes were added)
and this is what my question was about.

MiKRO / Mystic Bytes

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