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This option creates an image memory map using the scatter-loading description contained in the specified file. The description provides grouping and placement details of the various regions and sections in the image.



Where file is the name of a scatter file.


To modify the placement of any unassigned input sections when .ANY selectors are present, use the following command-line options with --scatter:

  • --any_contingency

  • --any_placement

  • --any_sort_order

  • --tiebreaker.

The --scatter option cannot be used with --bpabi, --dll, --first, --last, --partial, --reloc, --ro_base, --ropi, --rosplit, --rw_base, --rwpi, --split, --shared, --startup, --sysv, and --zi_base.