Subject: Re: Switching lib/csu/c++/c++rt0.c to -fPIC
To: None <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/07/1999 20:39:19
matthew green wrote:
>         Can we either:
>                 a) Compile two versions of c++rt0.c, one -fpic, the other
>                    -fPIC, default being -fPIC?
>                 b) Lose -fpic altogether and use -fPIC.
>         I'd prefer to do option a), since it then allows someone who wants
>         to use -fpic for performance reasons to do so, albeit with more
>         effort.
> i want (b) on the sparc.  other ports i do not know about.  we provide
> sources for a reason (so someone can do (a)).

I'd prefer b) as well. It causes less confusion and if someone 
really needs -fpic, well, feel free to build all the needed libs
with -fpic.

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