Problem building new bsnmpd import on amd64
hartmut.brandt at dlr.de
Thu Jan 12 03:35:01 PST 2006
On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Peter Carah wrote:
PC>Harti Brandt wrote:
PC>> This should been fixed now (by building a shareable libdisk).
PC>I waited several days before sending this query, just in case a fix came in.
PC>It didn't until late today (I cvsup'd this morning and it didn't come yet).
PC>Then why did it build just fine on i386, and fail (on my only 2 samples) only
PC>on amd64. (I have a sparc64 but at the moment it doesn't run fbsd so I can't
PC>tell if it matters there or not...) Perhaps the 32-bit arch only supports
PC>relocations that are common between shared and not? Or that gcc doesn't try to
PC>get too fancy?
PC>I do understand the fix and all, just curious as to why it didn't
PC>matter on i386.
It seems that amd64 relocation is different from, for example, sparc64 and
doesn't allow to link non-pic static libraries into a shared object.
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