/SECTION (EDITBIN)

/SECTION:name[=newname][,attributes][alignment]

This option changes the attributes of a section, overriding the attributes that were set when the object file for the section was compiled or linked.

After the colon ( : ), specify the name of the section. To change the section name, follow name with an equal sign (=) and a newname for the section.

To set or change the section's attributes, specify a comma (,) followed by one or more attributes characters. To negate an attribute, precede its character with an exclamation point (!). The following characters specify memory attributes:

Attribute

Setting

c

code

d

discardable

e

executable

i

initialized data

k

cached virtual memory

m

link remove

o

link info

p

paged virtual memory

r

read

s

shared

u

uninitialized data

w

write

To control alignment, specify the character A followed by one of the following characters to set the size of alignment in bytes, as follows:

Character

Alignment size in bytes

1

1

2

2

4

4

8

8

p

16

t

32

s

64

x

no alignment

Specify the attributes and alignment characters as a string with no white space. The characters are not case sensitive.

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