[head tinderbox] failure on amd64/amd64

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Wed Jan 11 17:58:54 PST 2006

On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 06:44:03PM -0700, Scott Long wrote:
> >>: ----------------------------
> >>: revision 1.12
> >>: date: 1996/03/17 19:02:07;  author: peter;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -0
> >>: Repository copy src/release/libdisk to src/lib/libdisk as per recent
> >>: discussion on -core about disk partitioning tools etc.
> >>: 
> >>: Add NOPIC=yes to Makefile to prevent any possibility of version mismatch
> >>: because of the potential grave consequences. (as suggested by phk)
> >>: 
> >>: Note that this is also on RELENG_2_1_0, since the sysinstall stuff is
> >>: hopefully going to remain in sync.
> >
> >As a safe measure, we can build and install a special PIC archive,
> >similar to libc_pic.a and libgcc_pic.a, and use it here.  This is
> >all in an assumption that it's still unsafe to produce the libdisk.so.
> One way or another, please fix it.  Why is bsnmp linking to libdisk 
> anyways?  It's an absolutely horrible library.

That is the best question.
-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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