Subject: Re: Uhm. Is this a feature?
To: Brad Spencer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 05/28/2000 20:02:26
On Sun, 28 May 2000, Brad Spencer wrote:
> > # XXX x86 assy produces lots of RRS text relocation errors on shared
> > # XXX lib, must fix.
> > This really should be looked into... I think that these are fatal, not
> > just an annoyance. They most often happen when a nonposition independent
> > code is mixed in with position independent code in the same shared object.
> > I just ended up using the C versions of those functions. If I left the
> > assembly ones in there anything built with libdes [like su, etc..] would
> > fail trying to find one of the more common des functions.
> Yeah, I noticed that, too. Considering, do you suppose the following
> would be appropriate?
> I am not sure that this isn't trouble on an ELF system. I really
> understand all of the details. It would probably be better to get the
> assembly fixed.
Or skip it altogether, then. 'libdes' works fine without the assembly.
Can anyone produce benchmarks that show a clear benefit?