ELF sections are independent, named,
indivisible sequences of code or data. A single code section is
the minimum required to produce an application.
The output of an assembly or compilation can include:
The linker places each section in a program image according
to section placement rules. Sections that are adjacent in source
files are not necessarily adjacent in the application image
AREA directive to name the section and set its attributes. The
attributes are placed after the name, separated by commas.
You can choose any name for your sections. However, names
starting with any non-alphabetic character must be enclosed in bars,
AREA name missing error is generated. For
The following example defines a single read-only section called
AREA ARMex, CODE, READONLY ; Name this block of code ARMex