How to create raw binary executable?

Jie Zhang jie@codesourcery.com
Mon Apr 5 05:17:00 GMT 2010


On 04/05/2010 12:42 PM, Brian Catlin wrote:
> IÂ’ve read megabytes of documentation until my eyes started bleeding, but I
> cannot figure this out.
>
> I am writing embedded software for the PC platform, and I need to create
> executable files that contain just code – no headers or sections – that can
> be called by the BIOS boot loader.  My development platform is Windows, and
> the majority of the code is written in Ada (GNAT).  Is there a way to tell
> GNATlink or LD to create such an output file, or do I need to build a
> special version of GCC?  If I need a special version of GCC, how do I build
> it?
>
What you want is

http://sourceware.org/binutils/docs-2.20/binutils/objcopy.html#objcopy


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