amd64 and -fPIC

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Mar 7 22:48:04 UTC 2006

On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 11:35:25PM +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote:

> > A generic port that only builds archive libraries better be PIC to
> > cover all bases. Performance cannot really be a concern when you're
> > working with generic parts. If performance is a concern, customization
> > is pretty much a given and the use of generic parts is almost always
> > abandoned.
>     That's pretty much what I've been trying to say, except this version
>     is much better.

I like this version:

"Computers are basically fast enough, so let's not worry about
negative performance effects and just go for what is convenient for
developers instead".


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