Subject: Re: xview-libs and -fPIC
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/15/1999 00:10:06
	On a 'global var access' bound library apparently its a 5% hit
	on sparc - (this is being discussed on port-sparc :)


On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Christoph Badura wrote:

> >would anyone object if I changed the x11/xview-config package to use -fPIC
> >instead of -fpic?  With -fpic, x11/xview-libs can't link on a sparc.
> Does anyone have a good reason to use -fpic ever?  It seems to me that
> we should just use -fPIC always.
> -- 
> Christoph Badura
> 	Anything that can be done in O(N) can be done in O(N^2).
> 	-- Ralf Schuettau (after looking at a particular piece of code)