9.26.1 Directives

A number of assembler directives are available for MicroBlaze.

.data8 expression ,...
This directive is an alias for .byte . Each expression is assembled into an eight-bit value.
.data16 expression ,...
This directive is an alias for .hword . Each expression is assembled into an 16-bit value.
.data32 expression ,...
This directive is an alias for .word . Each expression is assembled into an 32-bit value.
.ent name [, label ]
This directive is an alias for .func denoting the start of function name at (optional) label .
.end name [, label ]
This directive is an alias for .endfunc denoting the end of function name .
.gpword label ,...
This directive is an alias for .rva . The resolved address of label is stored in the data section.
.weakext label
Declare that label is a weak external symbol.
.rodata
Switch to .rodata section. Equivalent to .section .rodata
.sdata2
Switch to .sdata2 section. Equivalent to .section .sdata2
.sdata
Switch to .sdata section. Equivalent to .section .sdata
.bss
Switch to .bss section. Equivalent to .section .bss
.sbss
Switch to .sbss section. Equivalent to .section .sbss