lang/lua: It does need gmake.

Jeremy Messenger mezz.freebsd at
Thu Mar 15 23:18:44 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Niclas Zeising <zeising at> wrote:
> On 2012-03-15 20:50, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> I get a build failure on amd64:
>> ---------------------------------
>> /usr/bin/ld: lapi.o: relocation R_X86_64_32 against `luaO_nilobject_'
>> can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
>> lapi.o: could not read symbols: Bad value
>> *** Error code 1
>> ---------------------------------
>> I got it fixed by add USE_GMAKE=yes in the Makefile and now I can get
>> it built ok. If you compare the build log between make and gmake. You
>> will see it has different output. This
>> has broken it.
>> May I commit it by add USE_GMAKE=yes back in?
>> Thanks,
>> Mezz
> Hi!
> I can't reproduce the error. I just tried and succeeded in compiling and
> linking lua on a x86_64 virtual machine.

Figured out. Add custom CFLAGS in the make.conf and you will get a
build failure with make but not gmake. Here's what I have in my

CFLAGS= -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -g


> The md5 sum of is also the same, regardless of using
> make or gmake.
> Regards!
> --
> Niclas

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