SPARC Assembly Language Reference Manual

3.2.3 Predefined Non-User Sections

Table 3–5 lists sections that are predefined but cannot be named in the section control directives because they are not under user control.

Table 3–5

Section Name 



Section contains dynamic linking information.  


Section contains strings needed for dynamic linking. 


Section contains the dynamic linking symbol table. 


Section contains the global offset table. 


Section contains a symbol hash table. 


Section contains the path name of a program interpreter. 


Section contains the procedure linking table. 

.relname & .relaname

Section containing relocation information. name is the section to which the relocations apply, that is, ".rel.text", ".rela.text".


String table for the section header table names.  


Section contains the string table.  


Section contains a symbol table.