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Forum: ARM programming with GCC/GNU tools Purpose of the several sections in linker script


Author: Vyachwslav Krutov (doomer)
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Whats the purpose of the following sections:
.glue_7
.glue_7t

.gnu.linkonce.t.*
.gnu.linkonce.r.*
.gnu.linkonce.d*

.gcc_except_table

.got
.got.plt


I could not find description of this sections in the attached docs

Author: A.K. (Guest)
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Used by C++.

Author: Martin Thomas (Guest)
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As far as I know the compiler places "auto-generated"
interface-functions for interworking in these sections. Maybe something
else too. So at least the glue-sections are not only "used by C++".

Martin Thomas

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