Howto recompile libgnome-keyring with -fPIC
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Oct 22 14:49:40 UTC 2006
Klaus Friis Østergaard <kfo at lasertech.dk> writes:
> I get this error when trying to install Firefox:
> /usr/bin/ld: /usr/X11R6/lib/libgnome-keyring.a(gnome-keyring.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
> /usr/X11R6/lib/libgnome-keyring.a: could not read symbols: Bad value
> How do I recompile libgnome-keyring with the -fPIC compiler flags set?
> Is it possible to use the portupgrade to force a recomiplation with the right settings?
The port doesn't have a knob for doing that. I don't know why the
linker is having problems; there shouldn't be anything special about
architecture here. Perhaps you're running 32-bit libraries on a
Normally I would recommend talking to the port maintainer, but you
obviously have outdated ports.
More information about the freebsd-questions