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WARNING 6 (XDATA SPACE MEMORY OVERLAP)

Applies to: BL51 Code-banking Linker/Locator

Answer


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SYMPTOMS

When linking a program the linker reports the following diagnostic:

WARNING L6: XDATA SPACE MEMORY OVERLAP

CAUSE

In the program, two XDATA segments are located at the same physical location. This can happen easily if you locate glabal variables using the _at_ keyword.

RESOLUTION

You may refer to the linker map file to find ovarlapping segments. Find the declarations and correct the addresses. The addresses reported by the diagnostic should give you some clues as to where in the source code the problem is.

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Article last edited on: 2005-07-19 15:23:31

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