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GPLINK(1) Linux user's manual GPLINK(1)


gplink - GNU PIC linker


gplink [options] [objects] [libraries]


The information in this man page is an extract from the full documentation of gputils and is limited to the meaning of the options. For complete and current documentation, refer to "" located in the gputils docs directory.


gplink combines a number of object and archive files, relocates their data, and ties up their symbol references. It outputs an executable for Microchip (TM) PIC (TM) micro-controllers. gplink is part of gputils. Check the gputils(1) manpage for details on other GNU PIC utilities.


gplink supports inhx8m, inhx8s, inhx16, and inhx32 hex file formats. This option controls which hex file format is used. The default is inhx32.
Output an executable object.
Display debug messages.
Fill unused unprotected program memory with value. The value supercedes the linker script fill value. The value must not be greater than 0xffff. The value is hex. The value may be preceeded by "0x".
Show the usage message and exit.
Specify include directory.
Disable list file output.
Output a map file.
This option sets the MPLINK compatibility mode.
Alternate name of the output file.
Optimization level. Default value is 1.
Suppress anything sent to standard output.
Attempt to relocate unshared data sections to shared memory if relocation fails.
Linker script.
Create a stack section.
Add macro value for script.
Show the version information and exit.
Disable "processor mismatch" warning.




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Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Craig Franklin

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2013-05-10 gputils-1.4.0