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The components of a load region description allow you to uniquely identify a load region and to control what parts of an ELF file are placed in that region.
A load region description has the following components:
A name (used by the linker to identify different load regions).
A base address (the start address for the code and data in the load view).
Attributes that specify the properties of the load region.
An optional maximum size specification.
One or more execution regions.
The following figure shows an example of a typical load region description: