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BTXLD(8)	       DragonFly System Manager's Manual	      BTXLD(8)

NAME

btxld -- link editor for BTX clients

SYNOPSIS

btxld [-qv] [-b file] [-E address] [-e address] [-f format] [-l file] [-o filename] [-P page] [-W page] file

DESCRIPTION

The btxld utility binds the specified client executable together with a BTX loader program and the BTX kernel, and creates a composite object file suitable for loading during the boot process. The options are: -q Quiet: inhibit warnings. -v Verbose: display information about the files processed. -b file Specify the BTX kernel to be bound with the client. -E address Set the client entry point. -e address Set the BTX loader entry point. -f format Specify the output format, where format is one of `bin', `aout', or `elf'. -l file Specify the BTX loader to be bound with the client. -o filename Name the output file. The default is ``a.out''. -P page Specify the first page of the client's segment to be marked `present', where page may be 0 or 1. -W page Specify the first page of the client's segment to be marked `writable', where page may be 0, and should not exceed the number of pages occupied by the combined .text and .data segments of the client image.

EXIT STATUS

The btxld utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

ld(1), boot(8)

AUTHORS

Robert Nordier <rnordier@FreeBSD.org>. DragonFly 4.1 September 12, 1998 DragonFly 4.1