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In a scatter file, each region is defined by a header tag that contains, as a minimum, a name for the region and a start address. Optionally, you can add a maximum length and various attributes.
The scatter-loading description syntax shown in the following figure reflects the functionality provided by scatter-loading:
The contents of the region depend on the type of region:
Load regions must contain at least one execution region. In practice, there are usually several execution regions for each load region.
Execution regions must contain at least one code
or data section, unless a region is declared with the
EMPTY regions usually contain object or library
code. You can use the wildcard (*) syntax to group all sections
of a given attribute not specified elsewhere in the scatter file.