Placing Functions in Data Segment

Jeffrey A Law
Thu Jun 3 19:53:00 GMT 1999

  In message <>you write:

  > I am using ECGS 1.1.1 for 68K (provided by Object Software) and have a need
  > to place a small number of functions into the data segment. The reason 
  > being that these functions do programming of flash memory so they cannot 
  > run from flash. The data segment is copied from Flash to RAM during the 
  > startup process so this is a very convenient way of getting the code from 
  > Flash to RAM.
If you're using a modern object file format such as ELF, you may be able to
use the section attribute to force particular functions into particular
sections.  Using that feature you may be able to emit the code directly into


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