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From: Martin Str|mberg <ams AT speedy DOT ludd DOT luth DOT se>
Subject: Re: /DISCARD/ in linker script
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Martin Str|mberg <ams AT speedy DOT ludd DOT luth DOT se> wrote:
: I want to make the .bss not to be included in output file. I use the
: binary format ("ld --oformat binary").

: Right now I have:
: ENTRY(start)
: SECTIONS
: {
: 	.text 0 : {
: 		*(.text)
: 		etext = . ; _etext = .;
: 		. = ALIGN(0x100);
: 	}
: 	.data ALIGN(0x100) : {
: 		*(.data)
: 		edata = . ; _edata = .;
: 		. = ALIGN(0x100);
: 	}
: 	/DISCARD/ SIZEOF(.data) + ADDR(.data) : {
: 		*(.bss)
: 		*(COMMON)
: 		end = . ; _end = .;
: 		. = ALIGN(0x100);
: 	}
: }

Uhum... It looks like the .bss isn't included in the output. It's
automatically DISCARDed. Is this some sort of general knowledge or
something. Because I read all of "info ld" and didn't learn this.


Right,

						MartinS

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