Subject: re: Switching lib/csu/c++/c++rt0.c to -fPIC
To: matthew green <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/13/1999 14:05:23
	OK - does anyone object to switching c++rt0.o from -fpic to -fPIC,
	which will allow KDE and similar to actually link on sparc, and
	will not affect any port where -fpic == -fPIC (most).


On Wed, 8 Dec 1999, 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)).