About the scatter-loading description syntax
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:
Figure 8-6 Scatter-loading description syntax
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
EMPTYregions 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.