cvs commit: ports/japanese/xdtp Makefile
kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Oct 20 01:39:34 PDT 2005
On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 10:24:53AM +0200, Volker Stolz wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 04:13:05AM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > > > . compile with -fPIC, this fixes build on amd64
> > > >
> > > > Please don't pessimize all architectures like this. You shouldn't
> > > > even be pessimizing all files on amd64 with this flag, only those that
> > > > need them.
> > >
> > > Is this really such a strong pessimisation?
> > > http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2002/papers/pdf/dsohowto.pdf
> > > "How To Write Shared Libraries" claims that this is almost a non-issue.
> > > (Please rub my nose the archives I missed any discussion about the pros/cons.)
> > I don't know how much of an issue it is, but there's no reason not to
> > do it correctly.
> Increasing the number of conditionals in a port is another form of
> pessimisation in my book.
> Maybe this could be done globally for CFLAGS on amd64?
As I said, the correct thing to do is to patch the vendor sources to
only add -fPIC to those compilations that require it (shared library
Whether or not it's usually a significant runtime pessimization, in
FreeBSD we don't take the lazy way out.
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