How to use PIC32 Linker Scripts with XC32 and MPLAB-X IDE
From the blog "What every embedded programmer should know about ..."
I decided to write this up as bootloaders have pretty much become ubiquitous for 32-bit projects, yet I was unable to find any good information on the web about how to use linker scripts with XC32 and MPLAB-X.
When you need to control where the linker will place what part of your code, you need to create a linker script which will instruct the linker where to place each section of the program.
Before we get started you should download the MPLAB XC32 C/C++ Linker and Utilities Users Gui