Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Linkers and Libraries Guide

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Updated: July 2014

Link-Editor Internals: Section and Segment Processing

The internal process used by the link-editor to assign sections to output segments is described here. This information is not necessary in order to use mapfiles. This information is primarily of interest to those interested in link-editor internals, and for those who want a deep understanding of how segment mapfile directives are interpreted and executed by the link-editor.