Subject: Re: PIC libraries?
To: Mike Long <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@postgres.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/31/1994 18:58:41
> I have a different, but related, question:  Once the shared libraries
> (lib*.so.*) are created, what are the lib*_pic.a versions needed for?

They're installed so that end-users can e.g. compile a source file,
add it to libc, and recreate that shared library easily.

> Does ld need the lib*_pic.a version to find entry points in the
> lib*.so.* version?