ARM linker scripts

Jonathan S. Shapiro
Thu Apr 24 11:23:00 GMT 2008

This is probably a question for the binutils list, but I suspect people
here may know the answer, because I suspect this is motivated by an
embedded system issue.

The ARM-elf linker scripts introduce a 256 byte gap between text and

I could understand rounding up to next page. I could also understand not
rounding up at all (following the convention of other platforms). What I
do not understand is why 256 bytes makes any sense here.

Does anybody happen to know?

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