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Addressing modes in the BPABI DLL-like model

The main difference between the bare metal and Base Platform Application Binary Interface (BPABI) DLL-like models is the addressing mode used when accessing imported and own-program code and data. There are four options available that correspond to categories in the BPABI specification:

  • None.

  • Direct references.

  • Indirect references.

  • Relative static base address references.

Selection of the required addressing mode is controlled by the following command-line options:

  • --pltgot.

  • --pltgot_opts.


The DLL-like model is not supported for AArch64 state.

See also


armlink Reference Guide: