CFLAGS+= -fPIC per default?
jlfenton at citlink.net
Sun Feb 22 15:50:18 PST 2004
Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
>>>The fundamental property of PIC , besides the fact that it's a
>>>complete misnomer, is that there are no relocations in the code
>>You just proved my statement true. PC-relative code contains no
>>relocation for within a code section. How do you think that conditional
>>branches work? They do PC-relative jumps inside the code section.
>You fail to see the point. PC relative relocations are not
>guaranteed to be without relocation and hence are not by
That makes no sense. Why would you relocate a PC-relative reference
unless it was an access across sections? Do you mean to say that all
Jcc <reladdr> opcodes are relocated? If not, then obviously PC-relative
addresses are not always relocated and therefore suitable for PIC.
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