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The linker defines some symbols that are reserved by ARM®, and that you can access if required.
Symbols that contain the character sequence
$$, and all other external names containing the sequence
$$, are names reserved by ARM.
You can import these symbolic addresses and use them as relocatable addresses by your
assembly language programs, or refer to them as
from your C or C++ source code.
Be aware that:
--strictcompiler command-line option, the compiler does not accept symbol names containing dollar symbols. To re-enable support, include the
--dollaroption on the compiler command line.
If execute-only (XO) sections are present, linker-defined symbols are defined with the following constraints: