|XGC User's Guide: Using the Assembler Linker and Utilities|
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A linker emulation is a "personality" of the linker, which gives the linker default values for the other aspects of the target system. In particular, it consists of
the linker script
several "hook" functions that are run at certain stages of the linking process to do special things that some targets require
The command to list valid linker emulation values is "prefix-ld -V".
Sample values: "coff_erc", "coff_i186", "coff_1750", "coff_m68k".
Ways to specify:
command line option: "-m" (see Section 10.1.)
environment variable LDEMULATION
compiled-in DEFAULT_EMULATION from Makefile, which comes from EMUL in config/target.mt