Subject: Re: -fPIC: any problems to be expected?
To: Paul Kranenburg <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 07/28/1998 16:43:55
On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Paul Kranenburg wrote:

: > The only worry is to make cleandir in lib and gnu/lib (and usr.sbin/amd and
: > gnu/usr.bin/egcs/common if necessary) to purge all old -fpic objs so they
: > won't try to link with -fPIC objs.
: And make sure to carefully scan the assembler stubs in libc (and any
: other libraries) and re-code them to fit the `-fPIC' model..

"Yikes!"  Insert foot in mouth (or rear-end, if you prefer) here.
Asm code definitely needs to be reworked in tose files that are different
between PIC and non-PIC.  (Not many, but there are some.)

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.